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Happy Birthday Robert Swain Peabody

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Today we celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Robert Swain Peabody on February 22, 1845. Peabody was a cofounder of the Boston architectural firm of Peabody & Stearns, designer of Machinery Hall.  Read about his contribution to the fair in this article:

 https://worldsfairchicago1893.com/2018/02/22/happy-birthday-architect-robert-peabody/

 

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Hello, welcome and thank you! Lovely! Winslow Homers paintings of those electric lights and that fountain at night turned heads! 

I love "It can't be done" - very useful words actually. Gets a lot accomplished said to the right folks. Less than 50 years later we get this...

 

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