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1914 Agricultural Hall


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1914 Agricultural Hall The Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler boasts an unusual eight-sided Agricultural Hall built in1914. At one time, the building was used for plays, band concerts, movies, boxing and wrestling matches, and even high school basketball games.


Today, the building is used for a wide variety of community events. New exhibit buildings and a grandstand have been added in recent years. Grandstand activities include various entertainment groups, rodeos, cattle penning, as well as car races at the Thayer County Speedway.


Address: South Main

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1914 Agricultural Hall

The Thayer County Fairgrounds in Deshler boasts an unusual eight-sided Agricultural Hall built in1914. At one time, the building was used for plays, band concerts, movies, boxing and wrestling matches, and even high school basketball games.

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