Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Free Admission Tuesday

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Free Admission Tuesday
May 21

Jane Addams Hull-House Museum Free Admission Tuesday

Free Admission Tuesday from 10:00am - 4:50pm at Jane Addams Hull-House Museum - see INFO below. Born in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, 1860, and graduated from Rockford Female Seminary in 1881, Jane Addams founded, with Ellen Gates Starr, the world famous social settlement Hull-House on Chicago's Near West Side in 1889. From Hull-House, where she lived and worked until her death in 1935, Jane Addams built her reputation as the country's most prominent woman through her writing, settlement work, and international efforts for peace. Social settlements began in the 1880s in London in response to problems created by urbanization, industrialization, and immigration. The idea spread to other industrialized countries. Settlement houses typically attracted educated, native born, middle-class and upper-middle class women and men, known as residents, to live (settle) in poor urban neighborhoods. Some social settlements were linked to religious institutions. Others, like Hull-House, were secular. By 1900, the U.S. had over 100 settlement houses. By 1911, Chicago had 35. More Info below.

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INFO: Admission is free and open to the public Tuesdays and Fridays at 2 pm. The tours are capped at 25 visitors; please keep group sizes to 5 visitors or less. Tours last approximately 45 minutes - visitors should arrive 5-10 minutes prior to the start of the tour. Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance Phone: (312) 413-5353 | Email: [email protected] | Website
where: Jane Addams Hull-House Museum, 800 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60607, USA map
when: May 21 @ 11am - 5:50pm
price: Free
category: Arts & Culture
 


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