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First Fair in Johnson County

 
 
First Fair in Johnson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
1. First Fair in Johnson County Marker
Inscription. The fair was held in woods belonging to Garrett C. Bergen, November 1838. Entrance to grounds was from North Main Street. No admission was charged and no money paid out in premiums. June 23, 1884 this area became known as The Charity Denton Martin Addition to the City of Franklin, Indiana.
 
Erected 1981 by Johnson County Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 29.124′ N, 86° 3.282′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on Martin Place east of North Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 60 Martin Place, Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson County Museum of History (approx. mile away); Province Hospital (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Birthplace of Paul Vories McNutt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County War Memorial Honor Rolls (approx. 0.3 miles away); Johnson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
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Reverse View - - First Fair in Johnson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
2. Reverse View - - First Fair in Johnson County Marker
Wide View - - First Fair in Johnson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
3. Wide View - - First Fair in Johnson County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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