Tennessee Centennial Exposition 1897

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

THE FAMOUS WORLD FAIR The Parthenon's Debut

The first international exposition held in the United States and was opened by President William McKinley
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The commemorating of the 100th anniversary of Tennessee becoming a state and was held at what is today downtown Nashville.

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Destination
Nashville History Discover Nashville History
Departure Location
217B 6th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37219
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  • A guided tour of important places
  • Professionally guided tour
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  • Personal expenses

100 Years Ago

Tennessee’s famous World’s Fair where the Parthenon debuted and attracted 1.8 million visitors in six months including President Williams McKinley, Susan B. Anthony and Booker T. Washington. No single event has changed Nashville or Tennessee like this Exposition. Tour Centennial Park and see the Parthenon which was at first built for the Centennial. See the collection of David Ewing on display at the Parthenon.

 

 

 

  • Tour 14 - Tennessee Centennial Exposition 1897
Tour 14 - Tennessee Centennial Exposition 1897

Celebrate 100 Years Of Statehood

Tennessee’s famous World’s Fair where the Parthenon debuted and attracted 1.8 million visitors in six months including President Williams McKinley, Susan B. Anthony and Booker T. Washington. No single event has changed Nashville or Tennessee like this Exposition. Tour Centennial Park and see the Parthenon which was at first built for the Centennial. See the collection of David Ewing on display at the Parthenon.

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Tennessee Centennial Exposition 1897

Duration
2 HOURS
Destination
Nashville History

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