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Lincoln Park History and Monument Tour

Lincoln Park History and Monument Tour

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Krista August literally wrote the book on Lincoln Park's monumental art. The former Chicago Architecture Foundation guide penned the nonfiction work Giants in the Park, which went on to win awards from the Illinois State Historical Society and the Chicago Writers Association. Today, Krista shares her artistic insight with audiences of all ages during multimedia presentations, and hosts walking…
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What we’ll do

LINCOLN PARK HISTORY AND MONUMENT TOUR Walk Lincoln Park -- Chicago's largest park -- and explore the old, through the prism of monumental art. Vintage monuments featured include: "Lincoln the Man" considered the most successful portrait statue of Lincoln; a bronze of the Frenchman La Salle whose expeditions are significant to early Chicago history; and the Grant equestrian monument, the most…

What else you should know

I will have a few copies of my book, Giants in the Park, with me and available for purchase. An adaption of this tour is available as a private bike tour. Attendees must rent their own bike.

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Tour includes a copy of my book, Giants in the Park. [2011 Book of the Year, Chicago Writers Association, 2014 Certificate of Excellence, Illinois State Historical Society] and a vintage image magnet momento.

What to bring

Please check weather forecast to dress appropriately and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Consider bringing a water bottle, hat for warmth or shade, and sunscreen. We will be walking outside.

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Where you'll be

Tour highlights: * A stroll through Chicago's north side playground * 'Lincoln the Man' statue * French explorer La Salle, in bronze * towering Ulysses S. Grant equestrian monument * burial site of Rebel soldiers * Lincoln Park Zoo

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

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I will have a few copies of my book, Giants in the Park, with me and available for purchase. An adaption of this tour is available as a private bike tour. Attendees must rent their own bike.
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Lincoln Park History and Monument Tour
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From $30/person
4 reviews
From $30/person