Centennial Flag

Flying the flag at 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 in Philadelphia

It was officially the International Exhibition of Arts, Manufactures and Products of the Soil and Mine. It was held in Fairmount Park, along the Schuylkill River. About 10 million visitors attended, equivalent to about 20% of the population of the United States at the time. (though many were repeat visitors)

Tomorrow, A Civil War Flag                Rita Bay

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  1. karen

    I have one of these flags. Any idea what it may be worth? It’s framed and in great condition

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