The First Ferris Wheel
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About one third of America's population visited Chicago in 1893 for the World's Fair. 00:23
The first Ferris wheel debuted at the 1893 World's Fair as a response to the Eiffel Tower. 00:56
The papier-mâché Statue of the Republic stood about as tall as the Statue of Liberty. 01:15