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Sangamon County Historical Society

The State Fair: A Historical Perspective

  • May 20, 2014
  • 5:30 PM
  • Carnegie Room North, Public Lincoln Library, Springfield, IL
The Sangamon County Historical Society will present a program that examines the history of the Illinois State Fair on Tuesday, May 20. 

Representatives of the Illinois State Fair Museum Foundation, which operates a small museum on the site during the 11 day exposition, will provide historical texture to the annual event that draws several hundred thousand visitors to the area every year. 

The program will begin at 5:30 pm in Carnegie Room North at the City of Springfield's Public Lincoln Library  The program is free and open to the public.  


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