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Celebrating History: Hill County Fair underway

 

Last updated 9/16/2016 at 6:58pm

Courtesy Photo

The Casman house, on the left of the photograph, stands on Second Avenue. The Plaindealer reported 100 years ago that the residence housed a large social gathering one week earlier.

The Fifth Annual Hill County Fair was underway this week 100 years ago. A large article was on the front page of the Sept. 15, 1916, issue of The Havre Daily Promoter. It reads, in part:

HILL COUNTY FAIR MAKES FINE BID FOR PATRONAGE

Women Farmers make Magnificent Display of Agricultural Products. City and Rural Schools in Competition.

Let the truth be stated that altogether the finest agricultural exhibits at the Fifth Annual Hill County Fair are composed of products raised and displayed by women farmers.

Mrs. J. P. Engeberg of Kremlin and Dora Albrecht of Phipps have farm, garden and f...



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