of the Past
April 28, 1887
The first annual fair of the Trempealeau County Industrial Agricultural and Driving Park Association will be held on the grounds in this village on Sept. 14, 15 and 16. Remember the date and prepare to exhibit some article.
September 12, 1889
A large, commodious and substantial amphitheater has been put up opposite the judges' stand on the fairgrounds for the better convenience of those who enjoy horse racing.
September 24, 1891
The fifth-annual fair of the Trempealeau County Industrial, Agricultural and Driving Park Association, held on the grounds in this village, beginning Tuesday and ending today, was a success from opening to close.
October 4, 1894
The managers of the Trempealeau County Industrial, Agricultural and Driving Park Association may well be satisfied with their eighth-annual fair here last Monday through Thursday. Its success was complete, and satisfied the thousands of people who attended.
September 28, 1897
Next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, if the weather be favorable, will probably see the largest crowds ever assembled in Whitehall. For the 11th-annual fair, the best program ever arranged by the fair association has been prepared. For the races, three purses of $400 each had been offered. There will be a good, hot ball game for a purse of $35 every forenoon at 10 o’clock.
April 17, 1902
H.H. Bringsosen is tearing down the floral hall, the last of the fairground buildings.