The Eastern States Agricultural and Industrial Exposition was founded than a century ago to promote the agricultural and industrial development of the eastern states Held at the fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts, the inaugural event was the National Dairy Show in 1916, followed by what would become known as The Big E, the combined state fair of the six New England states Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont Weathering floods, hurricanes, the Great Depression, and two world wars, it is currently one of the largest fairs in North America, with an attendance of over 1.3 million fairgoers in 2015 With photographs spanning the past century from exposition archives, area residents, and his own collection, author David Cecchi presents a fascinating visual history of what he refers to as the fair....
|Title||:||The Big E: Eastern States Exposition (Images of America)|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Publishing September 5, 2016|
|Number of Pages||:||128 pages|
|File Size||:||689 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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The Big E: Eastern States Exposition (Images of America) Reviews
Incredible book about the history of the Big E!!!! Excellent timeline, info and wonderful pictures!!!! You will not be disappointed! I just got it and read it cover to cover! Love it! My family has been enjoying the Big E for all our lives - this book is wonderful! Author did a stupendous job!!!