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Ohio State Fair : Opening Ceremony (2013)



Ohio State Fair


Join Ohio State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler and Ohio Governor John Kasich and his family as they cut the ribbon to open the 2013 Ohio State Fair at the Cardinal Gate.

From the very first Fair held in Cincinnati in 1850, which lasted only three days, to the 12-day exposition of today, the Ohio State Fair has celebrated Ohio’s products, its people and their accomplishments.

In 1846, the Ohio Legislature created the 53-member Board of Agriculture. One of the Board’s first acts was to establish a District Fair. The resulting 1847 District Fair at Wilmington and the 1848 District Fair at Xenia were both successful, thus warranting a State Fair.

Camp Washington (two miles east of downtown Cincinnati) was the site of t... [ More ]
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Welcome - Kelsey Rumburg
Manager Strickler Remarks
Introduction of Commissioners
Gov. Kasich Remarks
Ribbon Cutting
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Date : 07-24-2013     View : 944 Views     Duration : 00:11:01     Size : 100.0 KB