It was meant to be the greatest international exposition the world had ever seen. It became known as the “Flop Heard ‘Round the World.” What went wrong with Philadelphia’s second world’s fair, staged fifty years after its tremendous success with the 1876 Centennial?
Author Tom Keels will discuss his latest book about this often overlooked cultural landmark event. Book sale & signing.
Tom Keels is a lecturer, writer & commentator specializing in Philadelphia history and architecture.