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High Street parade kicks off Mon County Fair

Dominion Post photo by Matt Sunday A parade down High Street marks the start of the week-long Monongalia County Fair on Monday, July 28.
Dominion Post photo by Matt Sunday
A parade down High Street marks the start of the week-long Monongalia County Fair on Monday, July 28.

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —  It was Elise Myers’ first time attending the Monongalia County Fair Parade.

But the 6-year-old already knew what she was looking out for.

“I like the horses … and the flutes,” she said

Myers picked out a front row seat along High Street with her parents on Monday, July 28, and right from the beginning, she got her wish.

As 2013 Mon County Fair Queen Susan King road along in a horse-drawn carriage, the little girl watching from the sidewalk was all smiles.

The parade, which marks the start of the week-long Mon County Fair, was led by parade marshal Dr. Ellie Mannette, father of the modern day steel drum, who traveled down High Street in a sleek white convertible…

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