Steuben County Fair Kicks Off This Week
August 13, 2014
BATH (WENY) -- The Steuben County Fair started Tuesday in Bath and is the oldest continually running fair in the United States.
Originated in 1819, there were 9 categories for judging with prizes given to exhibitors of cattle, sheep and produce. Horse racing was also an attraction.
The original grandstand was built in 1872 followed by a second grandstand which burned in 1966.
For a complete list of events this year, head to: http://www.steubencountyfair.org/