San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition

San Francisco s Panama Pacific International Exposition The Panama Pacific International Exhibition celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal the rebirth of San Francisco after the disastrous earthquake and the world community in general It wa

  • Title: San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition
  • Author: William Lipsky
  • ISBN: 9780738530093
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • The 1915 Panama Pacific International Exhibition celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, the rebirth of San Francisco after the disastrous 1906 earthquake, and the world community in general It was a festive time and one that transformed the swampy San Francisco waterfront into elaborate grounds for sculptures, playgrounds, fountains, and national pavilions Some sayThe 1915 Panama Pacific International Exhibition celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal, the rebirth of San Francisco after the disastrous 1906 earthquake, and the world community in general It was a festive time and one that transformed the swampy San Francisco waterfront into elaborate grounds for sculptures, playgrounds, fountains, and national pavilions Some say it was the most successful world s fair ever held, bringing together disparate cultures as no other event before or since Lasting 10 months and covering 635 acres over what is now the city s Marina District, the fair remains in evidence today at the famed Palace of Fine Arts, the only extant structure and a popular and much photographed local landmark.

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    1. I love this publisher and the local history books they put out -- this one was very good I was starting a collection of postcards and wanted to get an overview of the history.

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