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Black and white photograph of an aerial view of the Racetrack, now the Civic Center property, 1960-1965. This was initially the Driving Park for horse and buggies and later horse racing, car racing, baseball diamonds and the fairgrounds.

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The grandstands of a fairgrounds, horses pulling people in carts passing in front of them.

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Popcorn wagon owned by Wm. Avery. Lost arm in RR accident, in1914-1915. Possibly in the Campus Plaza area across from the old fairgrounds (Civic Center)

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A newspaper photo of the race track at the fairgrounds shortly before the Civic Center was built. The Northwestern Michigan Fair moved south of town. In earlier years this was a driving park (for horse and buggies), sulky races, baseball games and…

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Horses being displayed at the fairgrounds race track.

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Aerial view of the Grand Traverse County Fair Grounds in Blair Township.

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Group in bleachers; possibly at Northwestern Michigan Fair watching harness races.
Front row :(L-R) Jennie Moorman, Nellie Haviland, Virginia Haviland, Betty Haviland, Unk.
2nd row: (in white hat) Fred Weaver
4th row: (L-R) Unk, Doris Paradis,…

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New Buicks on display at the 1915 Traverse City fair.

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Five soldiers of the Hannah Rifles standing by a tent at the fairgrounds.
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