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Wooster Digital History Project

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  • Tags: grand stand

Racecar_Accident.jpg
Stock car races have long been a point of excitement at the fair. As seen here, these exciting events can and often do have high safety risks.

County_Fair_Grandstand_Front.jpg
Pictured here is the original wooden structure stadium built for fair attractions and events. Condemned by the state fire marshal in 1935, the Fair Board decided to build a new steel structure over it in 1936. While it seats about 1,100 people, fair…

Early_Horse_Racing.JPG
Horse racing has been an important fair exhibition from an early point in the life of the fair. More than just a high-energy display, racing was a way to put the results of horse breeding and training methods on display.

Evening_Car_Derby.JPG
Car derbies were and are valued traditions of the fair experience. The grand stand, as it had with all County Affair events, has the been the key facilitator of such tradition.
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