When you stroll Chicago's largest park,
you encounter giants of history and literature celebrated in enduring
bronze: Lincoln, LaSalle, Grant, Schiller, Shakespeare, Hamilton,
Goethe, Sheridan. . . .
Why did our Chicago forefathers
memorialize these heroes? What were their triumphs? Who
erected this monumental art? Author and illustrator Krista August
unveils the forgotten histories behind Lincoln Park's vintage monuments with
historical photographs and highlights from her award-winning book, Giants in the
Park: A Guide to Portrait Statues in Chicago's Lincoln
Please join us for this free lecture.
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