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Click to enlargeThe North Carolina <br>State Fair: <br>The First 150 Years

Melton A. McLaurin

With an annual attendance of 800,000, the North Carolina State Fair is the state's largest event and is the largest ten-day agricultural fair in the United States.

Published jointly with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, this volume is the most comprehensive account of the people, politics, and events that have shaped the annual autumn event.

Over three hundred photographs, many in full color, vividly portray the fair's history.

Hardbound. Pp. xv, 236. Illus. Index. (2003) (t)

Click here to purchase a copy of the State Fair 150th Anniversary poster for $3.00.


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