Vintage photos from a country fair in N.J.'s most rural county

PILESROVE TWP. — The Salem County Fair has always had one focus — the area’s rich farming history.

There are no carnival rides or games, just exhibits related to agriculture.

There had been county fairs in Salem County through the centuries, but in 1959 the Salem County Fair Association was formed and the “modern” county fair began its run.

Early each August the Salem County Fair brings together the county’s agricultural community and visitors from far and wide who get a taste of life in the country.

Farm equipment — antique and modern — is on display. Animals of all types are …read more

Source: Bergen

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