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Fair History
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Fair History

        The Gibson County Fair was organized through the        

Legislative Act of 1855, which encouraged every county in       

Tennessee to hold agricultural fairs in the fall of each year.     

Our first fair was held in October of 1856, and had no Ferris    

Wheels or Polish Sausages, but included entries of yokes of    

oxen, barrels of flour, and homespun cotton and clothing.       

Our fair was not held during the Civil War and first years of     

Reconstruction but started again in 1869 and has not missed  

a year since, making Gibson County's the oldest continuously  

running fair in the South.                                                    

Officers and Board
Fair Association Officers and Board of Directors
President:  Zach Marbrey        Vice President:  Scotty Howell, DVM
Secretary:  Kim Hall          Treasurer:  Laura Speer

Tracy Abbott  -   Jan Burks   -  William Lowery  -   Derek Norman
Drew Norvell  -   Andy Zarecor  -   William McFarland  
Mack Zarecor    -   Sid Campbell   -  Carla Hoskins 
Victoria Abbott   -  Teresa Lowery


Amusement Attractions

   Pope's Concessions
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Torres Family Circus

Event Rules and Forms
FORMS & Event Rules
Miss Gibson County 
Fairest of the Fair
Gibson County Fair 
Entry Registration 
Gibson County Fair
Demolition Derby
Fairground Map
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Gibson County Fair Association

P.O. Box 348

1242 Manufacturers Row

Trenton, TN  38382

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