An admission ticket to the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893. This is ticket number 101871. Manhattan Day was October 21, 1893 to honor the United States’ largest city.
The World’s Columbian Exposition was held in the ‘White City’ on the south side of Chicago from May 1, 1893 to October 30, 1893. It was perhaps the premier event of the late 19th century in the United States.