The Tunbridge World's Fair

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Overview
Since its opening in 1867, the Tunbridge World's Fair has drawn hundreds of thousands of people to its one-of-a-kind event, showcasing the best of regional agriculture and entertainment. The fair, originally intended to determine who owned the fastest horse or best-looking cow, began as an improvised event in farmer Elisha Lougee's North Tunbridge pasture and quickly grew into the complex it is today, with well-developed fairgrounds centered around a half-mile racetrack. During the 1929 fair, the Log Cabin Museum was opened with many local residents reenacting the skills of the early settlers. Over the generations, the fair has matured into the best of its kind in northern New England.
Details
ISBN: 9780738556642
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: Vermont
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Euclid Farnham has spent his entire life in Tunbridge and served as the fair president for 30 years. A retired dairy farmer, he has held numerous town offices and is recognized as the Tunbridge town historian.