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World's Fair

World's fairs, or world expositions, are large public events that are held to demonstrate topics of international interest. These large expositions grew out of the tradition of large national expositions held in France, with the largest being the French Industrial Exposition of 1844 held in Paris. The first official world's fair was the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, held in the Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, London, England in 1851.

The purpose of world's fairs has changed with world events and culture. From 1851 to 1938, the primary focus of world's fairs was advancements in technology. Beginning in 1939, the theme of world's fairs shifted from industry and technology to cultural exchange and world peace. In 1988, the theme of world... Read more

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Woman's Pavilion International Exhibition 1876

March 31, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Otisville, NY, USA

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