The way we were (Sept. 1)

Sept. 4,1996 

25 Years Ago

Fair bigger than ever: Can you remember the last time you didn’t need to dig out your winter coat to withstand the cold nights during Shawville Fair?

The unusually mild tempertures which reached as high as 31 C on Monday was just one of the factors whichmade this year’s fair an overwhelming success.

Total attendance for the 141st fair is estimated at a record-breaking 34,000, up by about 1,000 from last year.

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