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Exhibit of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
August 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until September 27, 2018
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 27, 2018
On April 18, 1906 at 5:12 am an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.9+ struck the city of San Francisco, California. A former Peorian, Karolinn Schmidt O’Connor, photographed the aftermaths of this earthquake and fire.
Karolinn’s great niece, Becky Schmidt Dailey has restored and helped identify these images. Meet and greet Becky at the Clock Tower Park in the Levee, East Peoria on Wednesday, Aug. 15th 11:00 – 1:00 and Sat. Sept. 8th 9:00 – 12:00.