The Dinsmores, Travillas, Raymonds and other friends and family attend the 1893 World's Fair Exposition in Chicago. Commemorating the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America, the exposition is complete with replicas of the Nina, Pinta
, and Santa Marie
, the battleship Illinois
, and re-creations of villages and cities around the world. The traveling party enjoys several weeks visiting the fair and touring the many exhibits and amusements--including a Ferris Wheel.
Suitors pursue Rosie and Lulu and Cousin Ronald proposes to Annis Keith. The happy couple is married in a lovely ceremony on board The Dolphin. Recommended for ages 10 to 14.