The Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder Podcast from 720 WGN

Author Steve Stout on Illinois history: The Cherry Mine Disaster

October 5, 201617 min
After having just discovered the town, Cherry, yesterday, Bill and Wendy recruit author Steve Stout to educate them on the historical landmark. Hundreds of children lost their lives while working in the Cherry mine shaft, an event now known as the Cherry Mine Disaster. Steve has authored The Starved Rock Murders and Black Damp: Story of the Cherry Mining Disaster.

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