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The tragic fire that destroyed a large portion of the fairgrounds right after it closed.

I got to see The White CIty at The Chicago World Fair before it burnt down in 1894. It was so incredible.

World's Columbian Exposition: Liberal Arts Building, Chicago, United States, 1893. by Brooklyn Museum, via Flickr

MacMonnie's Fountain, World's Fair, Chicago IL 1893.

H.H. Holmes: America's First Serial Killer - Holmes was a master manipulator whose handsome exterior and disarming charm masked a psychotic soul bent on torture and dismemberment. The clean-cut killer's deceptively inviting outward appearance made it easy for him to lure women back to his mammoth castle in Chicago's burgeoning Englewood neighborhood.

H.H. Holmes America's first serial killer. I truly believe he was Jack The Ripper! He was England when the killings happened and a skilled surgeon! Fascinating story!

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"The White City," or the Columbian World's Fair of 1893 in Chicago, Illinois, which caught fire in 1894.

Now facing north the Illinois State Building is on the left. The Palace of Fine Arts is in the farground and the dome of the U.S. Government building dominates the foreground.