“Beneath the fairgoer’s wonder was a kind of manic sorrow, a present-tense nostalgia. Dazzled by the lights, you already began picturing life outside the glare. As one concert attendee rued in his diary, ‘Our taste will be better than our opportunities hereafter.’”
St. Louis turned 250 this weekend. Read the second installment in our two-part series on the city and its 1904 World’s Fair.

“Beneath the fairgoer’s wonder was a kind of manic sorrow, a present-tense nostalgia. Dazzled by the lights, you already began picturing life outside the glare. As one concert attendee rued in his diary, ‘Our taste will be better than our opportunities hereafter.’”

St. Louis turned 250 this weekend. Read the second installment in our two-part series on the city and its 1904 World’s Fair.

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