1901 Pan American Exhibition, Buffalo, NY Photos

The 1901 Pan American Exhibition featured electric lights strung on buildings through the large grounds north of downtown. Only one building remains: the former Greek-temple-style New York Pavilion now the Historical Society Museum. The Expo lasted 185 days, covered 342 acres, & drew 8,120,000 visitors. It was marked by the assassination of visitor President William McKinley.

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Historical Society Museum in former New York Pavilion of 1901 Pan American Exhibition. Buffalo, NY.Greek-temple style frieze including Art Nouveau figures on Historical Society Museum, only remaining structure of 1901 Pan American Exhibition. Buffalo, NY.Poster with aerial view of 1901 Pan American Exhibition including central 400 foot electric tower. Buffalo, NY.History Museum & Library of Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, originally the New York State Pavillion at Pan-American Exposition. Buffalo, NY.
Historical Society Museum in former New York Pavilion of 1901 Pan American Exhibition. Buffalo, NY. Architect: George Cary.Greek-temple style frieze including Art Nouveau figures on Historical Society Museum, only remaining structure of 1901 Pan American Exhibition. Buffalo, NY.Poster with aerial view of 1901 Pan American Exhibition including central 400 foot electric tower. Buffalo, NY.History Museum & Library of Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society, originally the New York State Pavillion at Pan-American Exposition. Buffalo, NY.
Entance portico of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Neoclassical detail over door of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Civil War relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Naval battle relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.
Entance portico of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Neoclassical detail over door of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Civil War relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Naval battle relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.
Freedom for Slaves on Underground Railway relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Landmarks in government reliefs on facade of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Classical porch of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Japanese garden beside Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.
Freedom for Slaves on Underground Railway relief on facade of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Landmarks in government reliefs on facade of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Classical porch of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Japanese garden beside Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.
Central hall of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Central hall of Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Steinway Piano made for Pan-Am Exposition New York State Building now Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Seal of State of New York on Steinway Piano made for Pan-Am Exposition at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.
Central hall of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Central hall of Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Steinway Piano made for Pan-Am Exposition New York State Building now Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Seal of State of New York on Steinway Piano made for Pan-Am Exposition at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.
Mural of Triumphal Bridge of Pan-Am Exposition at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Pan-Am Exposition Official Seal by Raphael Beck at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Pan-Am Exposition Official Seal by Raphael Beck on commemorative plate at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.Souvenir buttons from Pan-Am Exposition at Buffalo History Museum. Buffalo, NY.
Mural of Triumphal Bridge of Pan-Am Exposition at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Pan-Am Exposition Official Seal by Raphael Beck at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Pan-Am Exposition Official Seal (1899) by Raphael Beck on commemorative plate at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.Souvenir buttons from Pan-Am Exposition (1901) at Buffalo History Museum (BECHS). Buffalo, NY.
Commemorative glass lamp base from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Commemorative glass plate & stand from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Souvenir red glass cup commemorating the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Souvenir tray depicting the Temple of Music from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.
Commemorative glass lamp base from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Commemorative glass plate & stand from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Souvenir red glass cup commemorating the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.Souvenir tray depicting the Temple of Music from the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo at William McKinley Presidential Museum & Library. Canton, OH.
Post Card of Buffalo's Pan-American Exposition Machinery & Music Buildings at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Cover from Official Catalogue & Guide of Pan-Am Exposition. NY.Niagara Falls graphic from Official Catalogue & Guide of Pan-Am Exposition. NY.Graphic of William McKinley drawn as a single continuous line by Thomas Fleming. NY.
Post Card of Buffalo's Pan-American Exposition (1901) Machinery & Music Buildings at Missouri History Museum. St Louis, MO.Cover from Official Catalogue & Guide of Pan-Am Exposition (1901). NY.Niagara Falls graphic from Official Catalogue & Guide of Pan-Am Exposition (1901). NY.Graphic (1900) of William McKinley drawn as a single continuous line by Thomas Fleming. NY.
Title page from Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming a Trip the Pan-American Exposition. NY.Graphic of Senorita South America Makes Goo Goo Eyes at Uncle Sam in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.Graphic of Illumination of the Plaza in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.Graphic of Machinery Hall & Electrical Building at Night in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.
Title page from Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming a Trip the Pan-American Exposition. NY.Graphic of Senorita South America Makes Goo Goo Eyes at Uncle Sam in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.Graphic of Illumination of the Plaza in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.Graphic of Machinery Hall & Electrical Building at Night in Around the Pan by Thomas Fleming. NY.
Book cover in shape of Buffalo for Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer. NY.Buffalo-shaped title page of Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer. NY.Photos of Electrical Tower in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer. NY.Photos of Mall in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer. NY.
Book cover in shape of Buffalo for Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer (1898). NY.Buffalo-shaped title page of Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer (1898). NY.Photos of Electrical Tower in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer (1898). NY.Photos of Mall in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer (1898). NY.
Photos of several exhibition buildings in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer. NY.


Photos of several exhibition buildings in Glimpses of Pan-American Exposition by C.D. Arnold, Official Photographer (1898). NY.



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