Located at the foot of Mount Pleasant is the Fairfield County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds consists of 65 acres, was founded in 1850, and is the oldest fair of continuous operation in Ohio. After gas was discovered in 1889, the Fairfield County Fair was famous for "Racing by Gas Light", and the "Lake of Fire."
Keywords: United States, Ohio, Farifield County, Lancaster, exhibition structures, exhibition buildings, timber frame construction, Mt. Pleasant, barns, agricultural structures, agricultural buildings. Submitted by Michael Cadwell for ARCH 626.
19th Century (1800 - 1899 CE) 20th Century (1900 - 1999) Vernacular