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The Prince of Wales visits Chicago

Prince of Wales, 1859, detail
09/21/1860
Aboard a special train that the Michigan Central Railroad had provided, the Prince and his party left Detroit and arrived in Chicago around 7:30 that evening.  Though the Prince was officially traveling in the United States incognito, under the name "Lord Renfrew," he was met with a large crowd at the station, including Mayor Wentworth.  He toured the city and left the next day for an extended hunting trip in the countryside around Dwight Station in Livingston County, Illinois.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal: John Lovell, 1861), 198.

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