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Michigan State Fair in session in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan and Surrounding Area, 1857
10/04/1859 to 10/07/1859
The Michigan State Fair, organized by the Michigan State Agricultural Society, opened in Detroit, Michigan. It lasted four days with prizes awarded on the final day.  Governor Banks of Massachusetts and Horace Greeley gave speeches before the society.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"State Fairs," New York Times, October 5, 1859, p. 1. 


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