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The Indiana State Fair is in session at Terra Haute, Indiana.

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09/30/1867 to 10/05/1867

State Fairs had begun in Indiana in 1852, with the first in Indianapolis. In the second "Annual Exhibition of the State Board of Agriculture" since a hiatus during the Civil War and the fifteenth in all, Terra Haute hosted the week long event in dry weather on its ten acre site. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

Harper's Weekly Magazine, November 2, 1867, p. 696-697.
"Indiana State Fair," Evansville (IN) Journal, October 2, 1867, p. 1.

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