Tuesday, August 9, 2011

1907 Fowlerville Fair

The Fowlerville Family Fair recently finished celebrating its 125th anniversary. But in 1907, it had been in existence only a mere 20 years. At that time, the fair was held in the fall -- probably scheduled after most of the crops were harvested.

Every year, there would be full-page ads in the local newspaper touting of the best of the event. In 1907, a 'typical western cow boy' would be putting on a show. Here's the ad:

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