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County Fair Memories

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By Heart Of The Home | Apr 11, 2014

Illustration by Brian Orr
Our readers share many great wonderful memories from past county fairs.

Summertime brings with it the annual county fair. From 4-H livestock exhibits to the thrill of carnival rides, many wonderful childhood memories were made at the fairgrounds.

As you read the stories below, close your eyes and think back to your own county fair experiences. We’ll bet you still enjoy the county fair, even as an adult.

County Fair Memories

Coffeyville, Kansas, Holds Annual Rodeo and Fair
Member of 4-H Club Enjoyed Fair Competitions
Midway Games Were a Favorite
Much Fun Had at Fairgrounds
Summer Fun Includes a Day at the Fair

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