The 200-year anniversary of the Battle of Fort Dearborn will be commemorated at the site of the 1812 battle. Several events will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, on Prairie Avenue and 18th Street in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood, at 2:30 p.m.
The commemoration will include, among other things, the Chicago History Museum's chief historian providing a historical overview. This event will be part of the 6th Annual Festival on Prairie Avenue, which will also feature games, entertainment and an arts-and-crafts fair.
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