STATE FAIR
Detroit Michigan
Wayne County


Sep 25, 26, and 27, 1848
First annual Fair Michigan State Agricultural Society; Woodward Avenue, south of Duffield Street.

Sep. 24-26 1851 - Third State Fair; Third Street between Michigan and Grand River Avenues.
Sep. 22-24, 1852 Fourth State Fair: Third Street between Michigan and Grand River Avenues.
Sep. 28-30, 1853 Fifth State Fair: Third Street between Michigan and Grand River Avenues.
Sep. 26-29, 1854 Sixth State Fair; Third Street, between Michigan and Grand River Avenues.

Oct. 3 - 5, 1855 Seventh Annual State Fair; Third St. between Michigan and Grand River Ave.
Oct. 1 - 4, 1856 Eighth Annual State Fair; On the Race Course in Hamtramck.
Sep. 29 - Oct. 2, 1857 Ninth State Fair; On Race Course in Hamtramck.

Sep. 28 - Oct. 1, 1858 Tenth State Fair;
On the Ladies' Riding Park, west side of Woodward Ave., north of Davenport St.

Oct. 4 - 7, 1859 Eleventh Annual State Fair;
West side of Woodward Ave., north of Davenport St. General N. P, Banks delivered an address.

Oct. 2-5, 1860 Twelfth Annual State Fair;
West side of Woodward Ave., north of Davenport St. Hon. Cassius M. Clay gave an address.

Sep. 25-29, 1861 Thirteenth Annual State Fair;
At Detroit Riding Park. Woodward Ave., north of Davenport St.

Sep. 22 - 26, 1862 Fourteenth Annual State Fair;
At Detroit Riding Park; Parson Brownlow, the editorial hero of East Tennessee, gave an address.

Sep. 15-18, 1868 Twentieth Annual State Fair; Held at Race Course in Hamtramck.
Sep. 16, 1878 The State Fair opened on Cass Avenue, near Holden Road; it lasted five days.
Sep. 18, 1879 President Hayes and wife visited the city, and the State Fair on the Cass Farm.
Sep. 17, 1883 Opening of the State Fair.



Detroit, MI (Michigan State Fair Grounds- September 7-18th, 1914) - Contributed by Paul Petosky



Detroit, MI (Michigan State Fair) (1940) - Contributed by Paul Petosky