McPherson County Fair poster

McPherson County Fair1884-09-30/1884-10-03

Kansas Historical Society

Kansas Historical Society
Topeka, United States

On this fair poster a young boy gawps at a hog while two well dressed gentlemen have a conversation. A crowd files into the agricultural exhibit building. Writing around the outside announces there would also be racing and prominent speakers at the 1884 McPherson County Fair.

Fairs have been a mainstay in Kansas since before it was a state. Counties sought to draw in visitors with fair posters advertising races, grand exhibits, and livestock. To learn more about fair posters please visit: https://www.kshs.org/kansapedia/fair-posters/10124

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  • Title: McPherson County Fair poster
  • Creator: McPherson County Fair
  • Date Created: 1884-09-30/1884-10-03
  • Location Created: McPherson, Kansas
  • Subject Keywords: Fair poster