This year marks the 95th year for the Great Mississippi Valley Fair! Going back way back prior to the establishment of this fair at these fairgrounds, there was a Scott County Fair at what is now the site of Vander Veer Botanical Park in Davenport.
If you read the history of Vander Veer---established in 1885---you will notice it is referred to as the "Old Scott County Fairgrounds". So...that's today question for FREE Fair Fun Card Facts!
Remember---Free Fun Card Facts gives you a chance to win a pair of fun cards every Tuesday leading up to the start of the event on July 29th on our show. Check out our website blog early on Tuesday morning for your chance to call in to win after 8 a.m. We will start with the 9th caller. Good luck!
Today's question: Prior to the establishment of the Mississippi Valley Fair, where is the location of the Old Scott County Fairgrounds?
ANSWER: Vander Veer Botanical Park