The Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia
September 9, 1901: The first Missouri State Fair was held in Sedalia. Previously the fairs were held in Boonville.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.