Gov. Carney celebrates 100th year of Delaware State Fair
HARRINGTON, Del. – Delaware Governor John Carney spent the day in Harrington on Thursday, as part of the fair’s annual Governor’s Day.
The Governor toured the grounds, handed out awards and took part in centennial celebrations. He gave out Superintendent Awards in the Dover Building, Thursday morning, to people who entered handmade crafts and even homegrown produce. Governor Carney tells 47 ABC he’s proud to honor the fair’s 100th anniversary and what it means to families across the state.
“It’s an incredible tradition. And when you think about it, it’s really about family. The farm families that are so important to the agriculture industry in our state. They really enjoy the fair. They all come out here as a family,” says Governor John Carney.
The Governor tells 47 ABC one of his favorite traditions at the fair is the egg toss, which he also took part in on Thursday morning. He says he made it to the final round but ended up coming in second place.