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History at the Palmer House Hilton and Lyric Opera

My road trip through the Midwest  had started nearly a week ago. I was now in one of my favorite cities with my mom. We had stayed at the Palmer House Hilton previously and I knew how much my mom loved it. I also always had a great time at this classic hotel. I called my friend, Ken Price, the hotel’s Director of Publicity, to arrange our stay. Every time I’ve been to Palmer House, Ken has fascinated me with stories of the hotel’s history. He has mentioned his “ History is Hott ” tour and I was finally able to work out a time to do it. After a good night’s sleep, we had a light breakfast and got ready to meet Ken. We were saving our appetite for lunch at the Palmer House’s Lockwood Restaurant, which is included with the History is Hott tour. Ken met us and we caught up over lunch before the rest of the people arrived for the tour. I had the delicious French Onion Soup while Mom enjoyed the salad with shaved pears, hazelnuts, and greens in a buttermil