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Topic: Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition (1897)


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In the News (Thu 14 Dec 17)

  
  Hispanic Nashville
Centennial Park returns to cultural roots with Celebration
The event was held in Centennial Park, which hosted the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition in 1897.
Photo: The Cuban Village at the original Exposition at Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee; from an educational panel in the park.
www.hispanicnashville.com /2006/10/centennial-park-returns-to-cultural.html   (179 words)

  
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A modern reexamination of the cultural dimensions of the age of segregation.
This is a thorough report on the exposition with lots of photographs.
Interprets the flurry of industrial expositions as expressions of international power as the US entered an era of imperial expansion.
www.mtsu.edu /~tah/era7/doylebib.doc   (354 words)

  
 Top20Nashville.com - Your Top20Guide to Nashville, TN.
In 1806, Nashville was chartered as a city, and it became the capital of Tennessee in 1843.
In 1897, Nashville hosted the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, a World's Fair celebrating the 100th anniversary of Tennessee's entry into the union.
Tennessee was the state that put the 19th Amendment, allowing women to vote, over the top, and the ratification struggle convulsed the city in August, 1920.
www.top20nashville.com   (2924 words)

  
 Globality - Tourist Attractions. Roadside America
To our international friends -- who wonder "What about MY nation's treasures?" -- we devote this special section of Roadside America.
Next time you're in the States, stop by and compare a complete concrete Stonehenge (in Maryhill, Washington) with England's decrepit version, or a stay in an Iowan Dutch town or a South Carolinian African village...
This Parthenon was erected in the 1920s to replace the version built out of temporary materials for the 1897 Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
www.roadsideamerica.com /exhibit/global.html   (155 words)

  
 Top20Memphis.com - Your Top20Guide to Memphis, TN.
Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat.
In 1897, Memphis' pyramid-shaped pavilion was a conspicuous part of the Tennessee Centennial exposition.
The city of Memphis is located in southwestern Tennessee and sits on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River.
top20memphis.com   (3045 words)

  
 Panoramic Map CD of Arkansas, Kentucky Louisiana and Tennessee at USHistoricalArchive.com
Panoramic Map CD of Arkansas, Kentucky Louisiana and Tennessee at USHistoricalArchive.com
Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition, 1897 (Nashville) 1896
Panoramic Map CD of Arkansas, Kentucky Louisiana and Tennessee for $9.97
www.ushistoricalarchive.com /panoramic_cds/1.html   (62 words)

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