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Lunch and Learn: Jean Baptiste Point du Sable (Zoom webinar)

Event information

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 13 or older.

Contact: 815-886-1467

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Event details

***Please note this program is being offered virtually via Zoom.***

Encounter history from the comfort of your own home or office in this virtual lunchtime program. February is Black History Month, and to mark the occasion we are going to explore the life of Jean Baptiste Point du Sable. You might be familiar with his name, especially if you visit downtown Chicago. But did you ever wonder who he is and why he’s important? If so, then log in to learn about his life as a prominent trader and his legacy as a pioneer of the Midwest.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Feb. 16.


The meeting ID and password for the Zoom session will be sent via email after registration.