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The thirty-sixth annual fair of the American Institute opens in New York City

Opening of the American Institute Annual Fair, New York City, September 12, 1865, artist's impression
09/12/1865
The month-long thirty-sixth annual fair of the American Institute opened at the Twenth-Second Regiment Armory on Fourteenth Street in New York City with a an exhibit across four large rooms.  The series of exhibits, lectures, music, and meetings, the first gathering of the prestigious association for some time went on in the city until October 19, 1865, promoting its long-term goals of advance in art, invention, and agriculture.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Annual Fair of the American Institute," Harper's Weekly Magazine, October 7, 1865, p. 632. 
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