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Illustrated guide to Fairmount park, and the Centennial exhibition grounds and buildings.

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Published by J. B. Lippincott & co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsF158.65.F2 I2
The Physical Object
Pagination36 pp. illus. cm.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23379632M
LC Control Number01010623

Plan of the Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition, at Philadelphia, - Digital Collections - Free Library Due to the ongoing impact of COVID, all Free Library locations will remain closed to the public until safety concerns have subsided.   In City in a Park, James McClelland and Lynn Miller provide an affectionate and comprehensive history of this year-old network of parks. Originated in the nineteenth century as a civic effort to provide a clean water supply to Philadelphia, Fairmount Park also furnished public pleasure grounds for boat races and hiking, among other activities/5(9).

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The grounds and buildings of the United States Centennial International Exhibition - , May 10th to November 10th, LOC tif 8, × 6,; MB The Private Soldier Monument at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, PA, in jpg × ; 86 KBInstance of: World's Fair. Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the historic name for a group of parks located throughout the city. Fairmount Park consists of two park sections named East Park and West Park, divided by the Schuylkill River, with the two sections together totalling 2, acres ( ha). Management of Fairmount Park and the entire citywide park Architect: Robert Morris Copeland; Olmsted & Vaux .


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Illustrated guide to Fairmount park, and the Centennial exhibition grounds and buildings Download PDF EPUB FB2

25 the centennial exhibition grounds and buildings. In the selection of Philadelphia as the place where the Centennial Exhibition should be held, two impor- tant and desirable results were reached: it placed the Exhibition at the "birthplace of liberty," and secured one of the most eligible sites for the purpose in the country.

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Illustrated guide to Fairmount park, and the Centennial exhibition grounds and buildings. State centennial educational committee] (page images at HathiTrust) Fairmount Park and the international exhibition at Philadelphia / (Philadelphia [Pa.]: Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, ), by Charles S.

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Free Illustrated Guide Fairmount Park Centennial Exhibition BOOKLET,Strawbridge PHILADELPHIA CENTENNIAL PLAN OF GROUNDS, BUILDINGS. C $ From United States. C $ LC-DIG-pga (digital file from original print) LC-USZC (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.) The Library of Congress does not own rights to material in its collections.

Therefore, it does not license or charge permission fees for. In celebration of America’s one-hundredth anniversary of independence, the Centennial Exhibition took place on more than acres of land in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park May Novem Close to ten million visitors (9,) went to the fair via railroad, steamboat, carriage, and on foot.

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Wilford Collection of Centennial Exhibition and Sesquicentennial Exposition Materials FP Both of these celebrations were held on Fairmount Park land: The Centennial Exhibition This publication was "the only guide-book sold on the exhibition grounds." - title page.

The park’s wooded slopes, rugged rock outcroppings and rolling meadows made it the perfect setting for the Centennial Exhibition of Richard Wagner was commissioned to write the Centennial Inauguration March, John Greenleaf Whittier penned the Centennial Hymn, and President Ulysses Grant opened the exhibition.

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The John Binswanger Park Champion Award was established in in honor of Fairmount Park Conservancy Founder and Chairman, John Binswanger. The Only Guide-book Sold on the Exhibition Grounds. Lippincott & Co, Philadelphia,c. 52pp. + 2 fold-outs. Magee’s Illustrated Guide of Philadelphia and the Centennial Exhibition: A Guide and Description to All Places of Interest in or about Philadelphia, to the Centennial Grounds and Buildings, and Fairmount Park.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Pa.) Centennial Exhibition ( Philadelphia. Books from the extended shelves: Centennial Exhibition ( Philadelphia, Pa.): Address of Hon.

Elbridge Gerry Spaulding, at the Bank Officers' and Bankers' Building, Centennial grounds, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, on the occasion of the formal opening, The Fairmount Park System is made up of 62 different areas throughout the City of Brotherly Love.

The largest concentration of parkland is located on both sides of the Schuylkill River - from the Philadelphia Art Museum in the south, beyond the boat houses on the east side and Kelly Drive, over to the Philadelphia Zoo in West Fairmount Park and extending as far as City Line.

From a group of images of the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. Only two of the buildings are still standing from the exhibition, which celebrated the American centennial.

This exhibition was one of the greatest tourist attractions of the era, with visitors not just from across the United States, but also from all around the world. Plan of the grounds and buildings of the Centennial Exhibition at Philadelphia, Additional title: Visitors' guide to the centennial exhibition and Philadelphia Names Centennial Guide Book Co.

(Creator) Collection. Maps of North America. Countries. United States (except New York) States. Pennsylvania. Philadelphia. Dates / Origin Date. The Centennial International Exhibition ofthe first official World's Fair to be held in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 10 to Novemto celebrate the th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Officially named the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures, and Products of the Soil City: Philadelphia.Item Details.

An report of Grounds and Buildings of the Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, Vol IX, edited by Dorsey Gardner, Assistant Secretary United States Centennial Exhibition Commission and published by Washington: Government Printing Office in Inmore than 10 million people journeyed to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park for the nation’s Centennial Exposition.

Today, the expanse remains a refuge from the bustling city, keeping quiet natural landscapes within close reach of all residents and visitors.

With more than 2, acres of rolling hills, gentle trails, relaxing waterfront.