Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition (1897 World's Fair)
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The Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition was a World's Fair held at West Side Park in Nashville, Tennessee from 1 May to 31 October 1897, the event based around celebrations of the 100th anniversary (albeit a year late) of Tennessee's entry into the United States of America in 1796.
- The Official Catalogue of the Tennessee Centennial International Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee, U. S. A., May 1st to October 31st, 1897, Illustrated., Nashville: Burch, Hinton & Co., 1897, https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/102369071
- W. J. Gladish's Gladish Wheel, a claimed perpetual motion contraption, was displayed by R. J. Esby near the Chutes for 10¢ an admission.