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Homely girls

August 8, 2012

Murray County Fair photo pulled from the archives 
 ARCHIVES PHOTO
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Murray County Fair photo pulled from the archives
Pretty babies
Have you ever wondered what a county fair was like 100 years ago? Was there a midway? Were there carnival rides? What about grandstand entertainment?

If these questions pique your interest, be sure to attend the free historical presentation "Homely Girls and Pretty Babies" on at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 18 at the Murray County Fair in Slayton. Historian Anita Gaul will present a brief and entertaining history of the Murray County Fair, exploring its most interesting aspects and how it has changed through the years.

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