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Archive for October 10th, 2012

The North Carolina State Fair is set to open for its 145th year tomorrow in Raleigh. The event has changed over the years. Electricity arrived in 1884 and the first Midway ride was erected in 1891. The first food booths opened in 1900. And the first airplane exhibit was held in 1910, almost seven years […]

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“Positively no dogs of any size, value, color or ugliness allowed….Guests who attempt to smuggle them in in vanity boxes or suit cases will be asked to vacate their rooms.” – From a 1920 brochure for the Grove Park Inn in Asheville  

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