Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past

Series: Glimpses of Hohenwalds Past | Story 62

September 9, 2021

September 6, 1951

The 1951 Lewis County Fair came to a close with a reported financial loss. The Fair Association reported that the farm and livestock exhibits were considered the best event. Children enjoyed free admission on Friday thanks to the American Legion Post 127 who paid gate fees for all Lewis County school children. The editor of the Herald noted that two possible causes for the fair’s financial loss were the shortage of money and an ongoing drought.

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