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Ancient Civilizations Notable Historical Events Season Two

World’s Fair at St. Louis – Louisiana Purchase Exposition, 1904

Estimated read time 47 min read

The first thing the newcomer hears from the visitor who has spent several days at the World’s Fair is: “It is simply immense. The grounds cover 1,240 acres.” And the newcomer thinks: “Mercy, how shall I ever get around to see it all?” For the robust, healthy American, whether man or woman, the best means of transportation is that which nature has provided.

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Historical Mysteries Season Two Unsolved Mysteries

The Marvels of Radium

Estimated read time 5 min read

A fresh announcement just made to the Academy of Sciences in Paris by Monsieur Curie, co-discoverer with his wife of the most extraordinary of all chemical elements, radium, brings the wonderful properties of that substance once more to public attention. Radium, whose existence as an independent element was finally demonstrated last year, presents about the greatest puzzle with which science has to deal.

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Old World vs New World Season Two Visual Galleries

Vintage Postcards: Franco-British Exhibition 1908

Estimated read time 1 min read

The Franco-British Exposition went from May to October 1908, and was the first of five major international exhibitions to be held in West London at the White City complex, which later gave its name to the area.

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Historical Mysteries Season Two Unsolved Mysteries

When was the Lincoln Memorial Actually Built?

Estimated read time 2 min read

So here we have two photos of the Lincoln Memorial, the one with grass and landscape is dated 1917, and the one as a barren gutted scape is dated 1920.