The Chenango County Agricultural Society, the organization which hosts the annual Chenango County Fair, celebrates a milestone anniversary! A glimpse into the Fair’s history illustrates the impact this annual custom has on our regional communities. The unique juxtaposition of stunning contemporaneous depictions of the excitement and familiar cordial charm of the Fair, along with historic advertising ephemera and first-source accounts of fond Fair memories, provide a spring-board for personal contemplations on this long-standing tradition.