The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States, was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia.

Centennial Exhibition Buildings

The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876, the first official World's Fair in the United States,…

"The World's Fair at Chicago. A cove in Wooded Island."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

World's Fair

"The World's Fair at Chicago. A cove in Wooded Island."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

"The World's Fair at Chicago. In Cairo Street."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

World's Fair

"The World's Fair at Chicago. In Cairo Street."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

"The World's Fair at Chicago. The doorway of the transportation building."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

World's Fair

"The World's Fair at Chicago. The doorway of the transportation building."—E. Benjamin Andrews…

"The World's Fair at Chicago. Dome of horticultural building at night."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895

World's Fair

"The World's Fair at Chicago. Dome of horticultural building at night."—E. Benjamin Andrews 1895