To commemorate the centennial on Friday, shops and eateries will price their goods as if it were 1913.
In this, his Olympic centennial year, Jim Thorpe is the ultimate Phantom Contender, there but not there.
In 1876, a 23-year-old Swede named S.A. Andrée went to see the centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
"This centennial thing—and this Republican thing of people trying to put on Ronald Reagan masks—it's a little puzzling," she says.
The centennial West line, which would be about the same size, would sweep west from Oklahoma towards California.
The statue was unveiled at the centennial celebration of the battle, 1875.
It was on the occasion of celebrating what might be called the centennial games.
Europe may well be invited to celebrate her own political, social and material centennial in 1876, as truly as that of America.
I was there once, in the centennial, and it was so full everywheres.
“They ought to have shot that off in honor of our centennial,” remarked the young captain.