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Oak Park Literary Walking Tour

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
1:00 to 3:00 pm

Meet at the Oak Park-River Forest High School, 201 Scoville Avenue.

End: Hemingway's Birthplace, 339 North Oak Park Avenue.

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Oak Park Avenue

Oak Park, a sleepy conservative village when Ernest Hemingway was a child, has evolved in the last century to become a bedrock of liberal thought. This tour explores Oak Park's significance in litreature for more than a century, and hits upon historical writers like Hemingway, Edgar Rice burroughs, and Vincent Starrett, as well as current stars such as Elizabeth Berg, Alex Kotlowitz, and Chris Ware.

Maximum registration: 10

$20 per person.

 

Tour registration: dgevans@chicagoliteraryhof.org, 773.414.2603.

Groups (8 or more walking tour: 40 or more bus tour) can arrange a date and time for any of the available tours.


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