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August 20, 1966 - State Fair comes to town

Updated: Tuesday, August 20 2013, 06:47 AM EDT
On this day in our history back in 1966, Albany mayor Erastus Corning was greeted by an unusual visitor.
   
At ten feet high, an ex-vaudevillian on stilts was out promoting the NYS Fair.

He visited 25 cities throughout the state and presented special tickets to each of those cities mayors.August 20, 1966 - State Fair comes to town


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