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Minnesota State Fair

State Fair Unveils $15M Plans For Heritage Square Replacement

Minnesota State Fair officials have unveiled a $15 million project to replace its aging Heritage Square attraction. General Manager Jerry Hammer says it will be called “West End Market” and will open for the next year’s fair.

10/30/2013

Minnesota State Fair

The 1800s Are Alive & Artisanal In Heritage Square

In Heritage Square, history meets the modern day. There, skills long forgotten are second nature to Joel Miller.

08/30/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Heritage Square

One long-time attraction at the Minnesota State Fair is the area known as Heritage Square. It’s a more old-fashioned kind of entertainment, with historical exhibits, a newspaper museum, and various shops and food outlets. This may be the last year for Heritage Square as it is now; plans are being discussed to tear it down and create a transit hub instead.

08/27/2013

Minnesota State Fair

Major Changes Proposed For State Fair’s Heritage Square

At the Minnesota State Fair, Heritage Square has a tradition of old fashioned themes and history, but this year the emphasis is on its future. Organizers are considering a major renovation in that area of the grounds next year.

08/24/2013

Minnesota State Fair

State Fair’s Heritage Square May Become Transit Hub

For nearly 50 years, Heritage Square has invited Minnesota State Fairgoers to take a slow walk down memory lane. But it could soon be offering fairgoers a quick and modern trip to and from the fairgrounds.

08/02/2013

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Best Older Attractions At The Minnesota State Fair

From deep-fried food to riveting rides and cattle contests to awe-inspiring art — the State Fair is part of Minnesota’s homegrown heritage and it’s chock-full of nostalgia and traditions of a time passed.

CBS Minnesota–11/06/2010