York Inter-State Fair

Title

York Inter-State Fair

Title

York Inter-State Fair

Date

1978-09-10

County

York

Type

Roadside

Marker Location

Pa. 462 (W. Market St.) at fairgrounds, York

Marker Text

Recognized as America's oldest agricultural fair, dating its origin from a charter issued by the Penns in 1765. Discontinued after 1815, the fair has been conducted annually since 1853 by the York County Agricultural Society. The present ground has been used since 1888.

Files

york-interstate-fair.jpg

Citation

“York Inter-State Fair,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed August 9, 2020, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/14.