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Convention Tent Site

Convention Tent Site

During the early 1900s, in the open area between the Coliseum (today's Women's Museum) and the Textile and Fine Arts Building (no longer standing), large tents were erected during the State Fair, to provide space for a variety of events and exhibits. One of the largest of these temporary shelters was designated the "Convention Tent." Here, large groups and organizations assembled on the days set aside for them to hold their various programs.

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