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HH Holmes newspaper article!  (RE: The Devil in the White City in my favourite non-fiction books)

HH Holmes newspaper article! (RE: The Devil in the White City in my favourite non-fiction books)

06/21/1893 - The Ferris Wheel was introduced at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, IL.. With a height of 80.4 metres (264 ft) it was the largest attraction at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

06/21/1893 - The Ferris Wheel was introduced at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, IL.. With a height of 80.4 metres (264 ft) it was the largest attraction at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois.

En 1893, la Réputation de Joseph Marchak Dépasse l'Atlantique ... Il recevra une Médaille à l'Exposition Universelle de Chicago en 1893.

En 1893, la Réputation de Joseph Marchak Dépasse l'Atlantique ... Il recevra une Médaille à l'Exposition Universelle de Chicago en 1893.

RELICS OF THE WORLD'S FAIR: CHICAGO - Chicago World's Fair Columbian Exposition (lots more photos - click through!)

Relics of the World's Fair: Chicago

RELICS OF THE WORLD'S FAIR: CHICAGO - Chicago World's Fair Columbian Exposition (lots more photos - click through!)

The World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, was a World's Fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492.    I just finished reading a book about this (The Devil In the White City, by Erik Larson), so I'm frolicing in seeing more photos of the Fair right now.

The World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, was a World's Fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492. I just finished reading a book about this (The Devil In the White City, by Erik Larson), so I'm frolicing in seeing more photos of the Fair right now.

Chicago's World's Fair of 1893 not only captured the imagination and ingenuity of the elite, but also captured that of one of America's first known serial killers H.H. Holmes.  For the overflow of event travelers, he build a hotel that was constructed soley for the the purpose of confusion, torture and death.

Chicago's World's Fair of 1893 not only captured the imagination and ingenuity of the elite, but also captured that of one of America's first known serial killers H.H. Holmes. For the overflow of event travelers, he build a hotel that was constructed soley for the the purpose of confusion, torture and death.

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