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Amazing Fact in the Annals of Urban History

by Paul Knight. Average Reading Time: less than a minute.

This amazing fact comes from the Encyclopedia of Chicago:

In less than the lifespan of one of Chicago’s earliest residents, Emily Beaubien Le Beau (1825–1919), Chicago grew from fewer than 100 people into being the fourth-largest city in the world.

Now that’s amazing.

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