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The First Science Fiction Convention
October 22, 1936
 Milton A. Rothman's house
Philadelphia, PA
Third Eastern Science Fiction Convention
October 30, 1937
 
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Conference
October 16, 1938
 
Philadelphia, PA
World Science Fiction Convention
July 2-4, 1939
 Caravan Hall
New York, NY
Chicon I / Worldcon
September 1-2, 1940
 Hotel Chicagoan
Chicago, IL
Phillycon
November 10, 1940
 
Philadelphia, PA
Denvention I / Worldcon
July 4-6, 1941
 Shirley-Savoy Hotel
Denver, CO
Staplecon
May 16, 1943
 Ackerman Home
San Francisco, CA
Staplecon
November 21, 1943
 Ackerman Home
San Francisco, CA
Staplecon
May 28, 1944
 Smith Home
San Francisco, CA
Pacificon I / Worldcon
August 30 - September 1, 1946
 Park View Manor
Los Angeles, CA
Phillycon
October 27, 1946
 
Philadelphia, PA
Philcon I / Worldcon
August 30 - September 1, 1947
 Penn-Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Torcon I / Worldcon
July 3-5, 1948
 Rai Purdy Studios
Toronto, Ontario
Westercon
September 5, 1948
 Park View Manor Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Phillycon
November 21, 1948
 
Philadelphia, PA
Cinvention / Worldcon
September 3-5, 1949
 Hotel Metropole
Cincinnati, OH
NorWesCon / Worldcon
September 1-4, 1950
 Multnomah Hotel
Portland, OR
Nolacon I / Worldcon
September 1-3, 1951
 St. Charles Hotel
New Orleans, LA
TASFiC / Worldcon
August 30 - September 1, 1952
 Hotel Morrison
Chicago, IL
Philcon II / Worldcon
September 5-7, 1953
 Bellevue-Strafford Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
SFCon / Worldcon
September 3-6, 1954
 Sir Francis Drake Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Clevention / Worldcon
September 2-5, 1955
 Manger Hotel
Cleveland, OH
NyCon II / Worldcon
August 31 - September 3, 1956
 Biltmore Hotel
New York, NY
Lunacon
May 12, 1957
 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St.
New York, NY
Loncon I / Worldcon
September 6-9, 1957
 King's Court Hotel
London, UK
Lunacon
April 13, 1958
 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St.
New York, NY
Solacon / Worldcon
August 29 - September 1, 1958
 Alexandria Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Lunacon
April 12, 1959
 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St.
New York, NY
Detention / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1959
 Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel
Detroit, MI
Lunacon
April 10, 1960
 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St.
New York, NY
Pittcon / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1960
 Penn-Sheraton Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA
Philcon
November 5, 1960
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Lunacon
April 9, 1961
 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St.
New York, NY
Seacon / Worldcon
September 2-4, 1961
 Hyatt House
Seattle, WA
Philcon
November 17-18, 1961
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Lunacon
April 29, 1962
 Adelphi Hall
New York, NY
Chicon III / Worldcon
August 31 - September 3, 1962
 Pick-Congress Hotel
Chicago, IL
Philcon
November 10, 1962
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Lunacon
April 21, 1963
 Adelphi Hall
New York, NY
Discon I / Worldcon
August 31 - September 2, 1963
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
Washington, DC
Pacificon II / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1964
 Hotel Leamington
Oakland, CA
Lunacon
April 24, 1965
 Hotel Edison
New York, NY
Loncon II / Worldcon
August 27-30, 1965
 Mount Royal Hotel
London, UK
Boskone
September 10-12, 1965
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Boskone
March 11-13, 1966
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 16-17, 1966
 Hotel Edison
New York, NY
Tricon / Worldcon
September 1-5, 1966
 Sheraton-Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
Boskone
October 1-3, 1966
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Boskone
April 1-2, 1967
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 29-30, 1967
 The Roosevelt Hotel
New York, NY
Nycon 3 / Worldcon
August 31 - September 4, 1967
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
Philcon
November 13-14, 1967
 Hotel Sylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
March 23-24, 1968
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 19-21, 1968
 Park Sheraton Hotel
New York, NY
Baycon / Worldcon
August 29 - September 2, 1968
 Hotel Claremont
Berkeley, CA
Philcon
November 9-10, 1968
 Hotel Sylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
March 22-23, 1969
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 11-14, 1969
 Hotel McAlpin
New York, NY
Science Fiction Week
April 21-24, 1969
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
St. Louiscon / Worldcon
August 28 - September 1, 1969
 Chase-Park Plaza
St. Louis, MO
Boskone
March 27-29, 1970
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
Cepheid Comics and Trade Convention
April, 1970
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Lunacon
April 11-12, 1970
 Hotel McAlpin
New York, NY
Heicon '70 / Worldcon
August 20-24, 1970
 Heidelberg Stadthalle
Heidelberg, West Germany
Boskone
March 12-14, 1971
 Sheraton Rolling Green
Andover, MA
Lunacon
April 16-18, 1971
 Hotel Commodore
New York, NY
Noreascon I / Worldcon
September 2-6, 1971
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Creation
November 27-28, 1971
 New Yorker Hotel
New York, NY
Star Trek Lives!
January 21-23, 1972
 Statler Hilton
New York, NY
Lunacon
March 31 - April 2, 1972
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
AggieCon
April 7-9, 1972
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Boskone
April 14-16, 1972
 Boston Statler-Hilton
Boston, MA
L.A.Con I / Worldcon
September 1-4, 1972
 International Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Star Trek Lives!
February 16-19, 1973
 Commodore Hotel
New York, NY
AggieCon
March 2-4, 1973
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Boskone
March 9-11, 1973
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 20-22, 1973
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
D*Con
June 28 - July 1, 1973
 Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Dallas, TX
Torcon II / Worldcon
August 31 - September 3, 1973
 Royal York Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
Boskone
March 1-3, 1974
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
AggieCon
April 12-14, 1974
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Lunacon
April 12-14, 1974
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
Houstoncon
June 20-23, 1974
 Sheraton-Lincoln Hotel
Houston, TX
Discon II / Worldcon
August 29 - September 2, 1974
 Sheraton Park Hotel
Washington, DC
Boskone
February 28 - March 2, 1975
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
AggieCon
March 28-30, 1975
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Lunacon
April 18-20, 1975
 Hotel Commodore
New York, NY
Houstoncon
June 25-29, 1975
 Royal Coach Inn
Houston, TX
Aussiecon One / Worldcon
August 14-17, 1975
 Southern Cross Hotel
Melbourne, VIC Australia
Philcon
December 12-14, 1975
 Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 13-15, 1976
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
StellarCon
March 20, 1976
 UNC-Greensboro, Elliott University Center
Greensboro, NC
AggieCon
March 26-28, 1976
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Lunacon
April 9-11, 1976
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
Washington DC Star Trek Expo
July 9-11, 1976
 Hyatt Regency Hotel
Washington, DC
Star Trek and Space Science Convention
August 7-8, 1976
 Oakland Municipal Auditorium
Oakland, CA
MidAmeriCon / Worldcon
September 2-6, 1976
 Radisson Muehlebach Hotel / Phillips House
Kansas City, MO
Star Trek Bi-Centennial 10
September 3-6, 1976
 Statler Hilton
New York, NY
Mid Con
September 24-26, 1976
 Walled Lake Central High School
Walled Lake, MI
Creation
November 26-28, 1976
 New Yorker Hotel
New York, NY
Philcon
January 14-16, 1977
 Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 18-20, 1977
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Lunacon
April 8-10, 1977
 New York Biltmore Hotel
New York, NY
Westercon
July 1-4, 1977
 University of British Columbia, Totem Park Residence
Vancouver, British Columbia
SunCon / Worldcon
September 2-5, 1977
 Hotel Fontainebleau
Miami Beach, FL
Philcon
November 11-13, 1977
 Benjamin Franklin Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 17-19, 1978
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Lunacon
February 24-26, 1978
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
T'Con
March 24-26, 1978
 Hilton Inn
Lansing, MI
Norwescon
March 25-26, 1978
 Holiday Inn, Sea-Tac
Seattle, WA
AggieCon
March 30 - April 2, 1978
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
IguanaCon II / Worldcon
August 30 - September 4, 1978
 Hyatt Regency / Adams House / Phoenix Convention Center and Symphony Hall
Phoenix, AZ
Philcon
October 27-29, 1978
 George Washington Motor Lodge
King of Prussia, PA
The Symposium
November 11, 1978
 Portland State University
Portland, OR
Boskone
February 16-18, 1979
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
AggieCon
March 29 - April 1, 1979
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Lunacon
March 30 - April 1, 1979
 Sheraton Inn at La Guardia Airport
East Elmhurst, NY
Just Imagicon
May 24-27, 1979
 Rivermont Hotel
Memphis, TN
2'Con
May 25-28, 1979
 Hilton Inn
Lansing, MI
Seacon '79 / Worldcon
August 23-26, 1979
 Metropole Hotel
Brighton, UK
OryCon
November 9-11, 1979
 Lloyd Center Sheraton
Portland, OR
Bosklone
February 15-17, 1980
 Radisson Ferncroft
Danvers, MA
Lunacon
March 14-16, 1980
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
AggieCon
March 27-30, 1980
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Noreascon Two / Worldcon
August 29 - September 1, 1980
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
OryCon
November 14-16, 1980
 Portland Hilton
Portland, OR
Philcon
November 14-16, 1980
 Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 13-15, 1981
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Capricon
February 20-22, 1981
 Holiday Inn
Evanston, IL
Lunacon
March 20-22, 1981
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
AggieCon
March 26-29, 1981
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
MediaWest*Con
May 22-25, 1981
 Lansing Hilton
Lansing, MI
Denvention Two / Worldcon
September 3-7, 1981
 Denver Hilton Hotel / Currigan Convention Center Exhibition Hall and Arena
Denver, CO
OryCon
October 30 - November 1, 1981
 Portland Hilton
Portland, OR
Philcon
December 4-6, 1981
 Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 12-14, 1982
 Boston Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 19-21, 1982
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Houstoncon / Ultimate Fantasy
June 19-20, 1982
 The Summit Hotel
Houston, TX
MidSouthCon
August 20-22, 1982
 Quality Inn Riverview
Memphis, TN
Chicon IV / Worldcon
September 2-6, 1982
 Hyatt Regency Chicago
Chicago, IL
OryCon
November 12-14, 1982
 Portland Hilton
Portland, OR
Philcon
January 14-16, 1983
 Franklin Plaza Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Boskone
February 18-20, 1983
 Boston Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 18-20, 1983
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
AggieCon
March 24-27, 1983
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
ConStellation / Worldcon
September 1-5, 1983
 Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD
OryCon
November 11-13, 1983
 Portland Hilton
Portland, OR
Rustycon
January 20-22, 1984
 Hyatt House, Sea-Tac
Seattle, WA
Boskone
February 17-19, 1984
 Boston Park Plaza
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 16-18, 1984
 Sheraton Heights Hotel
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
AggieCon
March 29 - April 1, 1984
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
L.A.con II / Worldcon
August 30 - September 3, 1984
 Anaheim Hilton / Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA
OryCon
November 9-11, 1984
 Portland Cosmopolitan Hotel
Portland, OR
Rustycon
January 18-20, 1985
 Hyatt House, Sea-Tac
Seattle, WA
Boskone
February 15-17, 1985
 Boston Marriott Copley Place
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 15-17, 1985
 Sheraton Inn at La Guardia Airport
East Elmhurst, NY
AggieCon
March 21-24, 1985
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Aussiecon Two / Worldcon
August 22-26, 1985
 Southern Cross, Victoria, and Sheraton Hotels
Melbourne, VIC Australia
OryCon
November 8-10, 1985
 Portland Hilton
Portland, OR
Boskone
February 14-16, 1986
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 7-9, 1986
 Tarrytown Marriott
Tarrytown, NY
AggieCon
April 3-6, 1986
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Macon Opus Con
April 18-20, 1986
 Macon Hilton
Macon, GA
Dixie Trek
May 2-4, 1986
 Sheraton Century Center
Atlanta, GA
ConFederation / Worldcon
August 28 - September 1, 1986
 Marriott Marquis / Atlanta Hilton
Atlanta, GA
OryCon
November 7-9, 1986
 Red Lion/Lloyd Center
Portland, OR
SMOFcon
December 5-7, 1986
 Lowell Hilton
Lowell, MA
Boskone
February 13-15, 1987
 Sheraton Boston Hotel
Boston, MA
Lunacon
March 20-22, 1987
 Tarrytown Marriott
Tarrytown, NY
Magnum Opus Con
March 27-29, 1987
 Columbus Ironworks Convention Center
Columbus, GA
AggieCon
April 2-5, 1987
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
BayCon
May 22-25, 1987
 Red Lion Hotel
San Jose, CA
Conspiracy '87 / Worldcon
August 27 - September 1, 1987
 Metropole Hotel / Brighton Conference Centre
Brighton, UK
Dragon Con
October, 1987
 Piermont Plaza Hotel
Atlanta, GA
OryCon
November 13-15, 1987
 Red Lion Columbia River
Portland, OR
Creation Manhattan
November 27-29, 1987
 Penta Hotel
New York, NY
Starlog's Salute to Star Wars
January 1-3, 1988
 Penta Hotel
New York, NY
Creation Las Vegas
January 9-10, 1988
 Showboat Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
Creation Boston
January 16-17, 1988
 Marriott Copley Place
Boston, MA
Creation San Francisco
January 23-24, 1988
 Sheraton Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Boskone
January 29-31, 1988
 Sheraton Tara Springfield / Springfield Marriott
Springfield, MA
Creation Anaheim
January 30-31, 1988
 Sheraton Anaheim Hotel
Anaheim, CA
Creation Washington, DC
January 30-31, 1988
 Marriott Twin Bridges Hotel
Arlington, VA
Starlog's Salute to Star Wars
February 13-14, 1988
 Red Lion Inn
San Jose, CA
Creation Manhattan
February 27-28, 1988
 Penta Hotel
New York, NY
Lunacon
March 11-13, 1988
 Tarrytown Marriott
Tarrytown, NY
Creation New Haven
March 19-20, 1988
 Park Plaza Hotel
New Haven, CT
AggieCon
March 24-27, 1988
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Magnum Opus Con
March 25-27, 1988
 Columbus Ironworks Convention Center
Columbus, GA
Creation Dearborn
April 16-17, 1988
 Dearborn Civic Center
Dearborn, MI
The Official Starlog Festival
April 23-24, 1988
 Penta Hotel
New York, NY
Anglicon
May 6-8, 1988
 Seattle Hyatt
Seattle, WA
Starlog's Salute to Star Wars
May 14-15, 1988
 Hyatt Regency Dearborn
Dearborn, MI
Creation London
May 21-22, 1988
 Hotel Russell
London, UK
BayCon
May 27-30, 1988
 Red Lion Hotel
San Jose, CA
Nolacon II / Worldcon
September 1-5, 1988
 Marriott / Sheraton / International Hotel / New Orleans Municipal Auditorium
New Orleans, LA
Dragon Con
October, 1988
 Piermont Plaza Hotel
Atlanta, GA
OryCon
November 11-13, 1988
 Red Lion Columbia River
Portland, OR
Boskone
January 27-29, 1989
 Sheraton Tara Springfield / Springfield Marriott
Springfield, MA
Lunacon
March 10-12, 1989
 Rye Town Hilton
Rye Brook, NY
Magnum Opus Con
March 17-19, 1989
 Hyatt Regency Greenville
Greenville, SC
AggieCon
March 29 - April 1, 1989
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Anglicon
May 5-7, 1989
 Seattle Hyatt
Seattle, WA
Noreascon 3 / Worldcon
August 31 - September 4, 1989
 Hynes Convention Center
Boston, MA
Dragon*Con
October 6-8, 1989
 Omni International Hotel and Convention Center
Atlanta, GA
OryCon
November 10-12, 1989
 Red Lion Columbia River
Portland, OR
Creation Manhattan
November 24-26, 1989
 Penta Hotel
New York, NY
Starbase Indy
November 24-26, 1989
 Adam's Mark Hotel
Indianapolis, IN

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