Meetup 2023 In and around Chicago


Date: Thu 05 October to Mon 09 October 2023, Chicago, United States.

We will meet during and around the guided tours of Chicago's highlights. Specifics of these tours for Oct 5 and Oct 6 you now can consider fixed. You have to make your own tour reservation beforehand if you want to join.

Thursday Oct. 5

Friday Oct. 6
  • Robie House (whs): Morning 11am A Modern Home, Guided Interior Tour (45mins, 20 USD).
  • In afternoon drive 4.5 hours to St. Louis (Gateway Arch evening - dusk) *former TWHS Eads Bridge.
  • ON St. Louis area.
Saturday - Monday Oct. 7-9
  • Saturday Oct. 7 - Cahokia Mounds (whs) in the morning and drive 5 hours to Cincinnati area. ON Cincinnati area
  • Sunday Oct. 8 - Cincinnati to Columbus OH Drive (3.5 hours), all major Hopewell sites (twhs) along the way: Fort Ancient, Seip Earthworks, Hopewell National Historical Park, and Newark Earthworks. ON Hopewell area.
  • Monday Oct. 9 - Return to Chicago O'Hare (about 6 hours).

Follow our progress regarding the day-to-day program in the forum.

If you plan to join, let us know via the forum topic or by sending an e-mail to Els, so we know who to look out for.

List of members planning to participate (in some way or another)):

  1. Els (full loop, has car, 3 seats left for joiners)
  2. Kyle (Chicago)
  3. Frédéric (Chicago / St. Louis)
  4. Jay T (Colvin) (Chicago)