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-===== The Jefferson County Fair =====+====== The Jefferson County Fair =====
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 \\  The Jefferson County Fair is the longest running county fair in the US and the second in New York State.\\ \\  The first Jefferson County Fair was first held in 1817 with many distinguished visitors attending, including [[Roswell_Woodruff|Roswell Woodruff]] and Judge [[Noadiah_Hubbard|Noadiah Hubbard]], who exhibited his oxen and wagons.\\ \\  It was piloted for many decades by [[Alex_Duffy|Alex Duffy]], and the Watertown Fairgrounds (where the Jefferson County Fair is held) was renamed [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]] in Alex Duffy'​s honor. The fairgrounds itself is sixty-seven acres with a baseball field, grandstands,​ an ice arena that doubles as a major fair building. For more info see the [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]].\\ \\  Need more info, pics, history here.\\ \\ \\ \\  Also see:\\ [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]]\\ [[Alex_Duffy|Alex Duffy]]\\ [[http://​www.jeffcofair.org/​|Official Jefferson County Fair Site]] (external site)\\ \\ \\  ​ \\  The Jefferson County Fair is the longest running county fair in the US and the second in New York State.\\ \\  The first Jefferson County Fair was first held in 1817 with many distinguished visitors attending, including [[Roswell_Woodruff|Roswell Woodruff]] and Judge [[Noadiah_Hubbard|Noadiah Hubbard]], who exhibited his oxen and wagons.\\ \\  It was piloted for many decades by [[Alex_Duffy|Alex Duffy]], and the Watertown Fairgrounds (where the Jefferson County Fair is held) was renamed [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]] in Alex Duffy'​s honor. The fairgrounds itself is sixty-seven acres with a baseball field, grandstands,​ an ice arena that doubles as a major fair building. For more info see the [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]].\\ \\  Need more info, pics, history here.\\ \\ \\ \\  Also see:\\ [[Alex_Duffy_Fairgrounds|Alex Duffy Fairgrounds]]\\ [[Alex_Duffy|Alex Duffy]]\\ [[http://​www.jeffcofair.org/​|Official Jefferson County Fair Site]] (external site)\\ \\ \\  ​
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