The Deadly History Of This Illinois Bridge Is Terrifying But True

Though all may seem well at the Clark Street Bridge today, that wasn’t always the case. A little over 100 years ago, an tragic event occurred that would change the lives of hundreds of families in the Chicago area.

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The Eastland Disaster Historical Society has since taken on the role of remembering this tragedy. Has your family passed down stories of this event? Let us know in the comments.