The Lincoln Agricultural Society
THE LINCOLN COUNTY FAIR
September 7 to 9, 2012
Niagara's Finest Agricultural Show Case
About the Society
Contact the LAS
A Brief History
Links to Agriculture
Map to the Fair
Town of Lincoln
The New Property
THE LINCOLN COUNTY FAIR - SEPTEMBER
7 TO 9, 2012
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FAIR
1857 First regular fair in Beamsville
livestock tethered at the end of East Ave.
produce at the town hall.
1871 First five acres of present fairgrounds purchased by the Clinton Agricultural Society.
gate receipts totaled $100.00, "although it rained all day".
1913 Eight more acres purchased at the present fairgrounds site.
half mile track installed on the fairgrounds
lighted baseball diamond added
land sold to the Town for $1.00 to provide for the Centennial Arena
1952 Name granted - THE LINCOLN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY came into being.