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Presque Isle: The Star City

Northern Maine Fair Memories

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Presque Isle Historical Society

She misses when all the families came and had a picnic lunch. Everybody came to the picnic because it was the last thing before school started. Families had this picnic lunch because they could not afford to feed their families all three meals at the fair. Families brought their lunch, and for supper they would snake at the food booths.

Still today, Dot goes to the Northern Maine Fair to watch the races. She eats her hotdogs and watches her grandkids and great grandkids have an awesome time just she as did when she was young.