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Memories Of The Mercer County Fair and Horse Show

A young fan has a great time on the Pirate Ship in 2018.

Looking Back At—And Looking Foward To—The Nation’s Oldest County Fair

Mercer County Judge-Executive Milward Dedman competes in the center ring.

Robert Moore

Herald Staff

It’s nearly go time for the 192nd Whitaker Bank-Mercer County Fair and Horse Show, which officially opens at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 22.

Here are a few pictures from past fairs to get everyone in the mood.

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Andy Miner, Jeff Dierman, May McCaffrey and Ron McMaine check out a sunflower plant at the Floral Hall.

Ian Ryan and Kelly Ladd enjoy themselves on the midway.

A judge attempts to pin a ribbon on a prize winner during last year’s horse show.

A rider awaits the announcement of the winner at last year’s horse show.

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