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1982-1993
1998-2008

Saint Louis,
Missouri,
USA

Opened:
30 April 1904

Closed:
01 December 1904

Site:
1,272 acres in
what is now
Forest Park


Celebrated the centennial of the Louisiana Purchase (delayed one year). It hosted the 1904 Olympics and introduced the world to the ice cream cone.

LINKS:
1904 - a very active historical society
Terry's 1904 World's Fair Page - an incredibly detailed site, it delves into all aspects of the fair
At the Fair - great detailed site with many photos

1904 World's Fair Virtual Tour - a wonderful photographic tour put together by Jim Crawford
Forest Park - the legacy site
1904 World's Fair - many images from the fair
Forest Park - the legacy site

Louisiana Purchase Exposition - from the University of Delaware's Progress Made Simple

The 1904 World's Fair Charitable Association

Missouri Historial Society - with exhibits about the world's fair on the site itself.
Postcards of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition

 
 
 
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