The Book of the Fair: fairs of the past

Paul V. Galvin Library Digital History Collection

March 15, 1999

World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

Before and during the middle ages fairs were of unquestionable benefit, bringing distant communities into closer contact with civilization, and affording an opportunity for comparing home-made and foreign goods.

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