Golden Hours National Convention

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Name: Golden Hours National Convention
Dates: March 30, 1889
Frequency: once
Location: Palace Rink, Brooklyn, New York
Focus: Fiction and writing
Organization: The Golden Hours Club
Founder: Golden Hours magazine
Founding Date:
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The convention of The Golden Hours club is considered by many to first "true" fan convention. Hosted by the publishers of Golden Hours, a popular children's literature magazine of the era. It had had an attendance of almost 2,000, mostly young boys who were the target audience of the Golden Hours club. Notable guests and speakers included circus founder, P.T. Barnum and author Edward S. Ellis.

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