Richland County Fairgrounds Improvements – Sidney MT

Description

Montana’s Big Timber Pioneer newspaper reported in 1937:

“The Richland county fairgrounds are being completely remodeled for the coming Richland county fair and according to manager Jack Suckstorff about 40 men are now being employed in this work which is a WPA project. The grandstand is the most noticeable of the changes, it is being enlarged to scat approximately 3,000 people whereas its former capacity was around 1,500. The midway is being enlarged and seeded. It is planned to make this year’s fair the greatest in history. The fair opening is on Labor day.”

Source notes

"Treasure State News in Brief"; Big Timber Pioneer, Mar. 18, 1937, page 6.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on January 25, 2014.

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Location Info


2118 W Holly St.
Sidney, MT 59270

Location notes: Address is for current Richland County Fairgrounds. Confirmation needed on whether this was the site in the 1930s.

Coordinates: 47.71637, -104.17969

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