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Caro in Tuscola County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tuscola County Fair

 
 
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By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
1. Tuscola County Fair Marker
Inscription. On March 11, 1882, thirty-three years after the nation's first state fair was held in Detroit, the Tuscola County Fair was organized as the Caro District Agricultural Association. On September 19-22, 1882, the fair hosted its first agricultural, industrial, educational and recreational exhibition. Always a primary agricultural attraction, the county fair has displayed new farming equipment and methods, animals, produce and handicrafts on this site for the past century.
 
Erected 1981 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L928.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 43° 28.986′ N, 83° 23.836′ W. Marker is in Caro, Michigan, in Tuscola County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Almer Street and East Congress Street. Touch for map. Marker is just inside the gate at the northeast corner of the fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 188 Park Drive, Caro MI 48723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peninsular Sugar Refining Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3
Tuscola County Fair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
2. Tuscola County Fair Marker
miles away); First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); Caro Masonic Temple (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tuscola County Advertiser (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Caro (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tuscola County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); William H. Carson House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caro.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 189 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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