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Fall Fair

The first Fort Vermilion Agricultural Society was incorporated on July 28, 1938 and it sponsored the Fort Vermilion Fall Fair on September 6, 1938.

Fair book and prize photos are from the Fort Vermilion Heritage Center - Newman Collection


Little Sports

The "Little Sports" was held on the May long weekend of each year providing great fun for folks of all ages. It featured foot, sack, wheel barrow, egg and spoon as well as other races.

Big Sports

To celebrate Dominion Day on July 1st, the "Big Sports" was held. Horse races were the highlight and the events later evolved into the annual outdoor rodeo.

Photo by Marilee Cranna Toews, Fort Vermilion

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Acknowledgements: Summer Career Placement Program staff, Keith Klassen (2004/2005) & Jordan Lambert (2006) and

Marilee Cranna Toews of the Fort Vermilion Agricultural Society