The Big Fair at Petersburg, Virginia: Wild West shows and acres of farm machinery on display (1911)

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The Big Fair at Petersburg, Virginia Wild West shows and acres of farm machinery on display (1911)

The Big Fair at Petersburg, Virginia

Southside Agricultural Fair

Big fair at Petersburg

October 17th – 21st inclusive

Premiums for exhibits and race purses

Great Wild West show and other attractions give free exhibitions every day and night

Thousand dollar display of fireworks every night

Auditorium Building will be filled with the most magnificent Arts and Crafts Exhibits. Agricultural Building will contain finest display of Farm Products ever shown in Virginia.

Cattle, sheep, swine and poultry exhibits will equal any in the state. Acres of farm machinery exhibits showing new and up-to-date tools never before seen in Virginia. This feature alone should attract every farmer in the state.

Every seat in our magnificent grandstand commands a view of the entire track, and with 150 entries of the fastest horses in this country, those who enjoy good racing will be more than repaid for their trip to the fair.

Automobiles and vehicles admitted free

Birdseye view of the fair buildings and the most beautiful grounds in the state. Half-mile track surrounding a natural lake.

The Big Fair at Petersburg, Virginia Wild West shows and acres of farm machinery on display (1911)

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