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Milford’s 65th Fair

PEHS at Milford Fair

The Historical Society had a stand at the Milford Fair on September 17th, where we talked to a lot of local residents about County history. Krista Richardson, the Society’s Secretary and the manager of the Prince Edward County Archives put together an interesting display on the history of the fair. A number of people were able to identify themselves in her pictures of fairs-gone-by. The fair originated in a parade for veterans which was put on in 1945. The parade was such a success that it was decided to make it an annual event, with the fair forming part of it from 1946.

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