The 1893 Columbian Exposition, known as the Chicago World's Fair is known as a turning point in American History. Many products and innovations and products ushered in a new era of modernity in the United States. Among the wonders introduced at the 1893 Chicago Exposition are the ferris wheel, the zipper, Cream of Wheat, Cracker Jacks, electric elevators, and unfortunately the electric chair. The Fair also allowed attendees a first glance at Edison's kinetoscope and a listen to the world's first voice recording.
Check out our 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair Keepsake Necklace made from a souvenir watch case opener.