Crystal Palace Park,site of the great exhibition of 1854 London


Crystal Palace Park,site of the great exhibition of 1854

http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/content/articles/2004/07/27/history_feature.shtml

It caught fire in 1936 and was burnt to the ground.My Dad who was six at the time could remember seeing the flames lighting up the night sky.The stairs,balastrades and a few sad looking pillars are all that has survived from what was once a magnificent sight.

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