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Windy City Historians Podcast is a podcast on and about Chicago history for anyone curious about the Windy City hosted by authors Christopher Lynch and Patrick McBriarty.

Windy City Historians Podcast is a podcast on and about Chicago history for anyone curious about the Windy City hosted by authors Christopher Lynch and Patrick McBriarty.
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United States

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Windy City Historians Podcast is a podcast on and about Chicago history for anyone curious about the Windy City hosted by authors Christopher Lynch and Patrick McBriarty.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-773-710-0485


Episodes

Episode 2: The Place Called Chicagoua

2/20/2019
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Released on April 26th, 2019. Sign up on our mailing list for news and notifications. Listening to the first episode you learn the ground-breaking, new story of Chicago's discovery and who truly was the first European to pass through Chicago. In the second part of this two-part interview with historian John Swenson, he explains, "if you know where the portage is, the Marquette tells you where he was," and that is place the Indians called "Chicagoua," which has nothing to do with today's city...

Duration:00:09:22

Episode 1: Who Was First?

2/4/2019
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Released: Friday, March 29, 2019 on the 344 Anniversary of Father Marquette getting flooded out of his winter camp in 1675 at the place the Indians called Chicaogua. In real estate it's all about "Location, Location, Location." So what happens if our Chicago isn't really in Chicago? Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet explored a land that Native Americans called "Chicagoua" in 1673 and left clues to where this place can be found. It took historian John Swenson over three decades to unravel...

Duration:01:01:37