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The Private Man & The Public Gifts
Most people know Robert Allerton only as the rich and mysterious man who built a mansion on many acres outside of Monticello. But few people realize that the main building of the Art Institute of Chicago is named after him, or that he's the son of the founder of the Chicago Stockyards, & the First National Bank of Chicago. Robert Allerton was also named Chicago's Richest Bachelor in 1906!
To find out more about this mysterious man and the connection between him and the town of Allerton, Illinois join us at the
Homer Community Library
Sat, Nov. 12th @ 1:30pm
The Homer Community Library is located at 500 East 2nd St., (the Homer-Catlin Rd), Homer, IL. For more information contact us at 217-896-2121 or email@example.com