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The Curse of Peg Leg Sullivan

A mobile puzzle game about the untold story of Peg Leg Sullivan, the man who, in 1871, accidentally put a curse on Chicago that lasts until this day. Learn about Chicago’s history with a twist as you follow the clues. If you can solve them, you’ll win tickets to The House Theatre of Chicago’s dark and fantastical new adaptation of Pinocchio, March 28-May 12, 2019"

  • 1.

    1871: The Great Fire

    1871: The Great Fire

    CHAPTER 1: THE INITIAL SPARK

  • 2.

    1883: Chicago White Stockings

    1883: Chicago White Stockings

    CHAPTER 2: PEG LEG MAKES A NAME FOR HIMSELF

  • 3.

    1893: The Ferris Wheel

    1893: The Ferris Wheel

    Chapter 3: Sullivan provides some Help!

  • 4.

    1898: The L

    1898: The L

    Chapter 4: Peg Leg Sullivan sees one sign, zeroes in on another.

  • 5.

    1903: The Iroquois Theatre

    1903: The Iroquois Theatre

    Chapter 5: The Facade Comes Down

  • 6.

    1911: Grant Park Aviation Meet

    1911: Grant Park Aviation Meet

    Chapter 6: The Sign Shifts, Slightly

  • 7.

    1915: The S.S. Eastland

    1915: The S.S. Eastland

    Chapter 7: Letter of the Law

  • 8.

    1924: The Mafia

    1924: The Mafia

    Chapter 8: Peg Leg gets mixed up with the wrong crowd.

  • 9.

    1935: Billy Sianis' Goat

    1935: Billy Sianis' Goat

    Chapter 9: Sullivan's Final Meal

  • 10.

    Present Day

    Present Day

    Chapter 10: Conclusion

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