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The Way We Were

The Way We Were Compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Sept. 9, 1992

25 Years Ago
Another record-breaking Fair!: The 137th Shawville Fair was another record-breaker, sustaining a trend of growth that has become a tradition over the past several years.
The 1992 fair had the good fortune of getting some of the best weekend weather found all summer.
Although exact attendance figures were not available at press time, Pontiac Agricultural Society President Edgar Schwartz is confident that the gate receipts will be well up from last year. “By Sunday night,” he said, “we had taken in as much at the gate as we did all last year.”
Some of the exhibits were down a bit from last year but the horse and cattle departments showed continued growth.

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