Comments for: Before the supermarket, Bangor’s annual fruit show was a big attraction

Posted Nov. 10, 2013, at 3:59 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 11, 2013, at 7:24 a.m.

Bangor merchants a century ago made money by holding commercial fairs selling every manner of goods from automobiles to new-fangled electric appliances and stylish store-bought clothes. People traveled to the Queen City of the East from as far away as Aroostook County to these events in an effort to keep …

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