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Governor announces theme of 2019 Indiana State Fair

January 3, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The theme of the 2019 Indiana State Fair will be “Heroes in the Heartland.”

Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb made the announcement early Thursday in an online video .

State officials say the theme is meant to celebrate the heroism of everyday people, saluting farmers, first responders, educators and members of the Armed Forces.

The 17-day fair are will be held this year between Aug. 2 and Aug. 18.

The Indiana State Fair has been an annual celebration of agriculture in the state held since 1852.

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