Chicago Library Branches Closed on H.H. Holmes Execution Day

from Well officially it is closed for a “staff training” day but we lovers of strange Chicago history know better! Born Herman Webster Mudgett and made a household name by Erik Larson’s Book “The Devil in the White City“, he graduated from the University of Michigan College of Medicine in 1884 and thereafter moved to Chicago and took up the alias Dr. H.H. Holmes.

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