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Take a Walk Back Into Chicago History

October 14, 2010

Want to go back in time and visit a Chicago neighborhood? Here’s your chance.

Walks of Faith, Lives of Service Living History Walking Tour is a free event set for this Saturday in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

350th AnniversaryThe program commemorates the 350th anniversary of the deaths of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac, who dedicated their lives to serving those in need. The tour will highlight historical Lincoln Park locations representative of their legacies.

The walking tour, which also celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Lincoln Park Community Shelter, will begin at DePaul University and end at the Shelter.

Along the route, you’ll meet costumed characters whose stories will explore the history of charity, faith and social justice in the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Tours last about two hours and begin in the courtyard outside of Richardson Library at DePaul.

The free program was funded by a grant from the Vincentian Endowment Fund of DePaul University and there is no charge for the tour, but donations to the Lincoln Park Community Shelter will be gladly accepted.

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP!

What: Lincoln Park Historical Walking Tour

When: Saturday, October 16; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: DePaul University, 2320 North Kenmore Ave., Chicago

Register: tours@lpcsonline.org

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