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Access begins April 8

More Than Just a Game: The Birth of Organized Sports in America

Presented by Elmhurst History Museum at Online/Virtual Space

Ongoing
More Than Just a Game: The Birth of Organized Sports in America

Elmhurst History Museum Director Dave Oberg will explain the 19th and early 20th century origins of organized sports in the U.S. This engaging program explores the early history of popular competitive sports, including baseball, football, basketball, volleyball, golf and tennis, as well as the rise of uniforms, mascots and popular sports traditions. This pre-recorded program will be available online April 8-July 21.

Access: link to pre-recorded program here starting 4/8

 

ADMISSION INFO

Admission: FREE

 

Contact: 630.833.1457

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 23, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Fri)
  • Apr 24, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sat)
  • Apr 25, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sun)
  • Apr 26, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Mon)
  • Apr 27, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Tue)
  • Apr 28, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Wed)
  • Apr 29, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Thu)
  • Apr 30, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Fri)
  • May 1, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sat)
  • May 2, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sun)
  • May 3, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Mon)
  • May 4, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Tue)
  • May 5, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Wed)
  • May 6, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Thu)
  • May 7, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Fri)
  • May 8, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sat)
  • May 9, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sun)
  • May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Mon)
  • May 11, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Tue)
  • May 12, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Wed)
  • May 13, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Thu)
  • May 14, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Fri)
  • May 15, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sat)
  • May 16, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sun)
  • May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Mon)
  • May 18, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Tue)
  • May 19, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Wed)
  • May 20, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Thu)
  • May 21, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Fri)
  • May 22, 2021 at 12:00 am - 11:55 pm (Sat)

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