SCA Alumni Tour of Pullman National Monument in Chicago

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - November 21, 2015 10:00 am

Join fellow SCA alumni for a special historic tour of Pullman National Monument — Chicago’s very first unit in the National Park system!

Explore Chicago’s history through a behind-the-scenes look at the elaborate complex George Pullman designed as a utopian community for his workers. Learn about the glamor days of railroad transportation, and the labor riots that transformed the industry.

After the tour, stay to enjoy a free lunch with fellow alums and welcome our newest SCA alums as they graduate after serving this fall on SCA’s first all-female crew in the Midwest.

WHEN: Saturday, November 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

(tour from 10am-12pm, lunch at noon, graduation from 12:30-1:30pm)

WHERE: Meet at the Pullman Visitor Center at 11141 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, IL 60628.

WHAT: Free interpretive tour of one of the nation’s newest National Monuments, followed by lunch and a graduation celebration for local SCA crew members.

WHO: SCA alumni, staff, current members, family, and friends are all welcome!

REGISTRATION: Please register to join us at

QUESTIONS: Contact Lynne Mecum at [email protected] or 312-239-1669.

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