CENTURY AND SESQUICENTENNIAL FARMERS WANTED
Has your family farm or home had continuous family ownership for 100 years or more? You could be eligible to be recognized as a Century Farm/Home or Sesquicentennial Farm/Home at this year’s Pierce County Fair and Wisconsin State Fair if it has.
The farm or home (in whole or part) must have been in continuous family ownership. Title of the Century or Sesquicentennial property today must reside in a blood relative of the original owner, or a legally adopted child of a descendant. Continuous residence in the state or on the property is not required, but the title to the property must be continuous. An abstract of title is the best evidence of continuous family ownership.
Farms or homes with 100 or 150 years of continuous ownership through the year 2021 will be recognized at a special breakfast program during the Wisconsin State Fair set for Tuesday, August10th and then again at the Pierce County Fair on Sunday, August 15th. The Pierce County Fair has recognized many Pierce County Century and Sesquicentennial Farmers in the past. Don’t wait; the application deadline is March 1, 2021.
Future Fair Dates
- August 12 - 15, 2021
- August 11 - 14, 2022
- August 10 - 13, 2023
PIERCE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS NOT JUST FOR THE FAIR
Have you heard the rumor that the Pierce County Fairgrounds is only used 4 days a year during the annual county Fair? Well, that’s just not true. Did you realize the beautiful 10 acres of the fairgrounds accommodates approximately 47 groups/organizations and over 74,000 people annually? The county fair accounts for the major event held on the fairgrounds with more than half of the 74,000 annual visitors. Click here for rest of article.
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