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  St. Louis Selected as Site for 1904 World´s Fair
Brief Description:  In January of 1899, representatives from the states and territories of the Louisiana Purchase met in St. Louis and chose the City to host the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. A fundraising goal of $15 million was set for the event, an amount equal to that paid to Napoleon for the entire Louisiana Purchase.
Year:  1899
Decade:  1890 - 1899



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