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The Marshfield Agricultural Fair

Sponsored by the non-profit Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society, this week-long+ fair is the oldest Country fair on the South Shore. Agricultural, horticultural, and crafts displays are features of this 132-year-old fair. Also included are a midway, 4-H competitions, magic shows, musical entertainment, racing pigs, poultry and rabbit shows, a demolition derby, pro wrestling, talent shows and fireworks. In 1999, the pumpkin contest produced a 610-pound winner.

Originally submitted by: William D. Delahunt, Representative (10th District).

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