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High winds devastate the New Hampshire State Fair at Dover, New Hampshire

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10/06/1859
During the morning hours high winds struck the New Hampshire State Fair underway at Dover, New Hampshire.  Every tent was blown down and the exhibition hall suffered significant damage.  None of the ten thousand attending were hurt, however.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"New Hampshire State Fair," New York Times, October 7, 1859, p. 1.

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