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Adair County Fair Factoid I: Established in March, 1856

At least two fairs predate the Civil War
See Also: 2016 Adair Co. Fair Schedule of Events

By Mike Watson, Adair County Historian

The Columbia Fairgrounds Association of Adair County was established in March 1856 with a capital stock of $3,000, with shares of $25 each. This was an effort for a semi-annual agricultural fair. At least two fairs are thought to have taken place before the beginning of the Civil War began.

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