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Vintage exhibit on display at Gogebic County Fair

 

August 9, 2018

Jean Nordine/Daily Globe

Kathy Bednar-Ghiardi stands by the corn cutter in the vintage display she created with Mike and Cecilia Pisco for the Gogebic County Fair.

By JEAN NORDINE

jnordine@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - Upon entering the Exhibition Building at the Gogebic County Fairgrounds, fair-goers will be treated to a vintage display of 1800s farm equipment, complete with authentically dressed mannequins demonstrating how the equipment was put to use.

Kathy Bednar-Ghiardi said she "grew up with the fair" as her father, Andrew F. Bednar, was Gogebic County Extension director for 30 years, 1944-1974.

She said she has inherited her dad's love for the fair. Growing up she was in 4-H for sewing, baking and the Saddle Up Horse Club and she continues to...



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