Interior View Fort Dearborn Chicago World's Fair

Interior View Fort Dearborn Chicago World's Fair 1933 Chicago World Fair


Stock #: 191368
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: Max Rigot Selling Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series WF-3,3A-H515
This replica of Fort Dearborn,one of Chicago's most thrilling historical monuments,was constructed on the shore of Lake Michigan at Twenty-Sixth Street,for the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition,Near here stood the original Fort Dearborn,and still nearer occurred in 1812 the massacre by Indians of the brave inhabitants of the Fort. The picture shows,left to right,the officers barracks,a corner of the blockhouse,the powder magazine. Soldiers barracks. The corners of the two other barracks appear on either side of the picture