Archive for July, 2014

Put the Erie County Fair on Your Bookshelf

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Think about it….its a cold winters night in Buffalo- you are sitting on your couch watching the snow fly with a cup of hot chocolate and in an instant your are transported to to the Erie County Fair. The snow turns to sunshine. The hot chocolate turns into a big helping of fried dough. Your flannel pajamas are suddenly summer wear matched with your most comfortable walking shoes….

What if this really could happen? BOOK

It can. Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series has a new edition: The Erie County Fair can transport its readers back to summer, back to the Fair. The book features images from the Erie County Fair’s archives dating back decades. From the way people dress to how animals were presented has changed noticeably throughout the years but what readers will find is that so much as stayed the same when it comes to the traditions of the Fair. 

No aspect of the Fair was left out. Whether it is the midway, food, animals, or entertainment that calls you home to the Fair each year this book will offer insight to the how the Fair transformed from humble beginnings to the eleventh largest Fair in North America.

You can pick up your copy of the book in area bookstores, independent retailers, through Arcadia Publishing (888-313-2665) or by clicking here.

This is a must have souvenir to commemorate the 175th Erie County Fair. It may be just what you need to battle the winter so it can be Fair-time once more!