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Tribute To Valley Poultry Industry Unveiled At Fairgrounds

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Posted: August 6, 2014

The Rockingham County Fair Association unveiled its poultry exhibit facilities on Tuesday afternoon. The building was constructed earlier this year and will house live bird exhibits during the fair, which officially kicks off Monday. (Photos by Megan Applegate / DN-R)
Jennifer Filicicchia (right) of Hartley, Del., looks at items on display at the unveiling of Rockingham County Fair Association’s poultry exhibit on Tuesday. She is the great-granddaughter of Charles Wampler Sr., the first president of the National Turkey Foundation, and the granddaughter of Harry Custer, founder of H.L. Custer poultry.

HARRISONBURG — Local poultry industry leaders and supporters gathered at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds Tuesday for the unveiling of the fair’s new poultry facilities at a celebration...



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