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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
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
Solacon / Worldcon
August 29 - September 1, 1958
 Alexandria Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Detention / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1959
 Pick-Fort Shelby Hotel
Detroit, MI
Pittcon / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1960
 Penn-Sheraton Hotel
Pittsburgh, PA
Philcon
November 5, 1960
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Seacon / Worldcon
September 2-4, 1961
 Hyatt House
Seattle, WA
Philcon
November 17-18, 1961
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Chicon III / Worldcon
August 31 - September 3, 1962
 Pick-Congress Hotel
Chicago, IL
Philcon
November 10, 1962
 Sheraton Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
Discon I / Worldcon
August 31 - September 2, 1963
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
Washington, DC
Pacificon II / Worldcon
September 4-7, 1964
 Hotel Leamington
Oakland, CA
Loncon II / Worldcon
August 27-30, 1965
 Mount Royal Hotel
London, UK
Tricon / Worldcon
September 1-5, 1966
 Sheraton-Cleveland
Cleveland, OH
Nycon 3 / Worldcon
August 31 - September 4, 1967
 Statler-Hilton Hotel
New York, NY
Philcon
November 13-14, 1967
 Hotel Sylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Baycon / Worldcon
August 29 - September 2, 1968
 Hotel Claremont
Berkeley, CA
Philcon
November 9-10, 1968
 Hotel Sylvania
Philadelphia, PA
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
Cepheid Comics and Trade Convention
April, 1970
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Heicon '70 / Worldcon
August 20-24, 1970
 Heidelberg Stadthalle
Heidelberg, West Germany
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
AggieCon
April 7-9, 1972
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
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
Torcon II / Worldcon
August 31 - September 3, 1973
 Royal York Hotel
Toronto, Ontario
AggieCon
April 12-14, 1974
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Houstoncon
June 20-23, 1974
 Sheraton-Lincoln Hotel
Houston, TX
Discon II / Worldcon
August 29 - September 2, 1974
 Sheraton Park Hotel
Washington, DC
AggieCon
March 28-30, 1975
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
Houstoncon
June 25-29, 1975
 Royal Coach Inn
Houston, TX
Aussiecon One / Worldcon
August 14-17, 1975
 Southern Cross Hotel
Melbourne, VIC Australia
StellarCon
March 20, 1976
 UNC-Greensboro, Elliott University Center
Greensboro, NC
AggieCon
March 26-28, 1976
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
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
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
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
The Symposium
November 11, 1978
 Portland State University
Portland, OR
AggieCon
March 29 - April 1, 1979
 Texas A&M University
College Station, TX
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
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
Capricon
February 20-22, 1981
 Holiday Inn
Evanston, IL
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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