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Elling Eide Center

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8000 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States

March 2019

SP19-40 SARASOTA AND THE 1893 CHICAGO WORLD’S FAIR

March 14 @ 9:00 AM - 10:20 AM
Elling Eide Center, 8000 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL United States
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SP19-40 SARASOTA AND THE 1893 CHICAGO WORLD’S FAIR Thursday: 9-10:20 am 1 Session: Mar. 14 ELLING EIDE CENTER 8000 S. TAMIAMI TRAIL Benita Stambler Although Sarasota was just a fishing village in 1893, the lives of some of its later significant citizens were affected by the World’s Columbian Exposition. The legacies of Bertha Palmer, John Ringling, and Elling Eide were influenced by the Fair’s art, architecture, and commercialization. It occurred at a pivotal time, when the country was grappling with…

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