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Sulky races at Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
Sulky races at Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
TitleSulky races at Morton County Fair, Mandan, N.D.
Date of Original1910
DescriptionHorse and buggy races are on the right. A crowd stands around the track. The grandstand is at center.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectEntertainment
Social Life & Customs
People
Subject (LCTGM)Fairs
Postcards
Racetracks (Horse racing)
Racing
Horses
Crowds
Celebrations
Grandstands
Exhibition buildings
Organization NameMorton County Fair Association (Mandan, N.D.)
LocationMandan (N.D.)
Morton County (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item NumberA5251-05
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Morton County Fair"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Mandan Rodeo predates the construction of the fairgrounds, being first held on July 4th, 1879. The Morton County Fair Association was formed in 1895 to raise funds for the construction of the fairgrounds, a portion of which can be seen above. The name returned to the Mandan Rodeo in 1941. Races were part of the annual events.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5251-05)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5251-05
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