1904 St. Louis World’s fair – Louisiana Purchase International Exposition

1904 St. Louis also called the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.

Commemorated the centennial of the 1803 land purchase.

Open date April 30
Close date December 1
Site Acres 1271
Attendance paid 12 804 000 people
Attendance total 19 695 people
Profit $ 1.02 million

Louisiana-Monument

Foods like hamburger

A number of foods are claimed to have been invented at the fair among them the hamburger and the first ice-cream cone. At the World’s Fair in St.Louis appointed a regional whiskey brand to the world’s best whiskey. After Label grows the brand to become one of the world’s best-known whiskey brands. The name was “Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey Quality”.

The fair also hosted the Summer Olympics 1904. most the original buildings still exist today.

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  2. MY FATHER LEFT ME A STRAIGHT RAZOR FROM 1904 ST. LOUIS WORLD’S FAIR STILL IN THE BOX. ON THE BOX IS THE NUMBER 63 ERN WALD GERMANY GRAND PRIZE 1904.MADE OF INDIA STEEL AND IVORY CASING. THE RAZOR FOLDS UP INTO THE IVORY CASING. WONDERING VALUE????

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