Chicago’s Only Castle

The History of Givins’ Irish Castle and Its Keepers

The Fascinating Story of a Renaissance Man Who Broke Ground in 1886 to Build a Castle All the Way to Its Current Keepers

The documentary and companion book, with over 400 images, offer a glimpse into Chicago during the late 1800s and chronicle the lives of the five castle keepers.

Upcoming Events and Presentations

Learn about the castle and its keepers and the research involved

Sat, Oct 19: 10am - 5pm
Sun, Oct 20: 1pm - 5pm
The Givins Castle
Open House Chicago

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