Blue Hill Fair starts Thursday

Posted Aug. 27, 2014, at 1:29 p.m.
Photo from 2001 Blue Hill Fair
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Abbie Elliot of Corinth gets a closer look at George and Rose Martikke's Nubian goats at the 2001 Blue Hill Fair.
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Abbie Elliot of Corinth gets a closer look at George and Rose Martikke's Nubian goats at the 2001 Blue Hill Fair. Buy Photo
Rosie's Racing Pigs from Gibsonton, Florida round the bend as hundreds of fairgoers, young and old, cheer them on at the 2010 Blue Hill Fair.
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Rosie's Racing Pigs from Gibsonton, Florida round the bend as hundreds of fairgoers, young and old, cheer them on at the 2010 Blue Hill Fair. Buy Photo
A crew from Smokey's Greater Shows works high above the midway setting up the Ferris wheel at the 2001 Blue Hill Fair Grounds.
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A crew from Smokey's Greater Shows works high above the midway setting up the Ferris wheel at the 2001 Blue Hill Fair Grounds.
Allison Melton (left) of Bangor splashes Patty Marcum while the two compete in a log rolling competition during Timber Tina's Great Maine Lumberjack Show at the Blue Hill Fair on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.
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Allison Melton (left) of Bangor splashes Patty Marcum while the two compete in a log rolling competition during Timber Tina's Great Maine Lumberjack Show at the Blue Hill Fair on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008. Buy Photo
The Welcome to the Blue Hill Fair sign is shown in a file photo
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The Welcome to the Blue Hill Fair sign is shown in a file photo Buy Photo
Blue Hill Fair Circa 1986
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Blue Hill Fair Circa 1986
Blue Hill Fair Circa 1990
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Blue Hill Fair Circa 1990
Blue Hill Fair Circa 1990
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Blue Hill Fair Circa 1990
Blue Hill Fair Circa 1965
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Blue Hill Fair Circa 1965
Blue Hill Fair horse races Circa 1965
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Blue Hill Fair horse races Circa 1965
Blue Hill Fair 1965
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Blue Hill Fair 1965

At more than 100-years-old, the Blue Hill Fair is an end of summer tradition for many people throughout the state of Maine. Held every year over Labor Day weekend, the festival has something for everyone, from rides to food to animal exhibits.

Here are some of the many sights of the Blue Hill Fair from past to present.

 

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