Memorial Hall : a history

"Memorial Hall, located in West Fairmount Park, is one of the two remaining buildings from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia."--P. 1. After the centennial it was acquired by the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art for use primarily as a museum, most of the co...

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Main Author: Trumbull, Rebecca.
Corporate Author: Fairmount Park Council for Historic Sites
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: [Philadelphia, Pa. : s.n.], 1986.
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245 1 0 |a Memorial Hall :  |b a history  |c prepared for the Fairmount Park Council for Historic Sites by Rebecca Trumbull 
246 2 |a Memorial Hall, a history 
260 |a [Philadelphia, Pa. :  |b s.n.],  |c 1986. 
300 |a 154 p. :  |b ill., map, plans ;  |c 28 cm. 
500 |a Cover title. 
500 |a "October 1986". 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 11). 
520 8 |a "Memorial Hall, located in West Fairmount Park, is one of the two remaining buildings from the 1876 Centennial Exhibition held in Philadelphia."--P. 1. After the centennial it was acquired by the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art for use primarily as a museum, most of the collections of which formed the nucleus, in 1928, of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It slowly lost its museum function to become a recreation center, which was renovated from 1959-1967. 
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650 0 |a Historic buildings  |z Penn.  |z Philadelphia. 
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