No doubt the lines will be long to ride the Ferris wheel at the Washington Town and Country Fair. The crowds will enjoy the experience and relish the views, but it’s doubtful many will know the history of this marvelous invention that made its debut in Chicago at the 1893 World’s Fair.
Learn more by reading “Mr. Ferris and His Wheel,” a book as appealing as cotton candy, with richly hued illustrations by Gilbert Ford.
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