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World's Fair New York 1853
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The Agricultural Building was designed by the firm of McKim, Meade & White, of New York. The outside was decorated with many statues of horses, cows, and other farm animals. There were also statues of the Zodiac and the Four Seasons representing the forces of nature that determined a farmers success. Many states and 13 foreign nations had displays inside the building.

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