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The New Jersey State Agricultural Fair draws 30,000 people on its third day

New Jersey, Northern Counties, 1857
09/15/1859
Located in Union County, near Elizabethtown, the New Jersey State Fair enjoyed crowds of around 30,000 on its third day.  The gathering was treated to boys equestrian races, a ploughing contest, and a display of colt breaking from a horse tamer known as "Lone Star."  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 "New Jersey State Fair," New York Times, September 16, 1859, p. 8.

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