The Hyde Park Historical Society, Friends of the Parks and the Jackson Park Advisory Council present a Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks
Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park:


This program provides a rare opportunity to explore Jackson Park during the nighttime.  Expert historians will provide interpretation highlighting the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and the site’s importance as a natural haven.  This free event is open to all ages.

Tours will be led by: Julia Bachrach, former Chicago Park District Historian; Art Historian Diane Dillion curated the 2018 exhibition “Pictures from an Exposition: Visualizing the 1893 World’s Fair” at the Newberry Library; and Ray Johnson, founder of Friends of the White City.

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019 

Location: Meet at the Statue of the Republic (“Golden Lady”), Hayes and Richards Drives.

Time: 8:45-10:30pm

Registration is free and will be limited to 150 registrants. Register at:


Remember to bring your flashlight!