Atlanta Cotton States and International Exposition (1895 World's Fair)

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Ground Map of the Cotton States and International Expo. (1895) by the Sanborn-Perris Map Co.

The Cotton States and International Exposition was a World's Fair held at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia from 18 September through 31 December 1895, the event intended to make a showcase of Atlanta and the American South generally. It featured exhibitions sponsored by 13 of the 45 American states.



  • The San Diego Giant was shown at the exposition, where it was reportedly examined by members of the Smithsonian and found to be a fraud.