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Our Lady of the Angels (OLA) School Fire, December 1, 1958

On December 1, 1958 a fire broke out in a Catholic elementary school in Chicago, Illinois.

That fire claimed the lives of 92 children and three nuns at

Our Lady of the Angels


This site is dedicated to their memory

(And to all those who survived this tragedy)

"Those Who Cannot Remember The Past Are Condemned To Repeat It" -George Santayana

Parts of this site are based on the book "To Sleep With The Angels"   by David Cowan and John Kuenster

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