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State Fair of Virginia

by Lou Ann Ladin & Wayne Dementi 

Foreword by The Honorable Mark R. Warner

IPPY Award Winner      

ISBN 978-0-9773153-2-0

9" x 12"     Hard-cover book      200 pages


       Ferris wheels twirl, the sausage and peppers sizzle and the livestock parades into the show rings in the State Fair of Virginia ~ Since 1854 ~ More Than a Midway, the first-ever coffee table book about its colorful history. Authors Lou Ann Meadows Ladin and Wayne Dementi trace the history of the State Fair from 1854 when it began at what is now Monroe Park in downtown Richmond to its future location at The Meadow, birthplace of Secretariat, in Caroline County. The book is full of old photographs, engravings, illustrations and rare images, many of which came from Fair programs and magazines dating back to the early 1900s. Former Governor Mark Warner contributed the foreword to the book

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Lou Ann Ladin & Wayne Dementi

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