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Nuckolls Fair has been different before-1952


Nuckolls County held two fairs in 1952. This picture shows the crowd gathered in Superior near the Union Hotel - now the Superior Commodity Shop.

As strange and unusual as it was, the recently completed Nuckolls County Fair is probably not the strangest fair in Nuckolls County history. The strangest title is probably still safe with the 1952 fair. This was the year Nuckolls County held two fairs. The three-day long Nuckolls County 4-H and FFA Fair was held in Superior during the first week of August. The Nuckolls County Fair was held about two weeks later on the fairgrounds south of Nelson. Only exhibits that placed at Nelson were eligible for the Ak-Sar-Ben competition.

For the fair held in Superior, large tents were erected north...

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