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A Place in History: Green County Fair
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MONROE - For 154 years, Green County residents have made it an annual tradition to attend the Green County Fair.According to the Green County Fair Web site, greencountyfair.net, the person who should receive the most credit for organizing the Green County Fair is John Bingham, the first attorney in Green County after Wisconsin became a state in 1848. He also served as the first judge in Green County.The first Green County Fair was held in October 1854. Fairs emphasized handicrafts as well as agriculture.