The Baltimore County 4-H Fair was first held
in 1964 at
the Eudowood Plaza Shopping Center near Towson, MD.
The Fair was the vision of 4-h Extension Agent Norman
4-h Leaders who saw it as an opportunity for
the 4-H Youth of
Baltimore County to showcase their
non-animal project work, as
well as, livestock exhibits.
After this successful 4-H Fair, the event was
the MD State Fairgrounds where is has continued to be
held. In 1965, a Fair Board was formed to plan and
organize the event. Mr. William Langlotz of Heefore MD,
served as the first Fair Board President. Mr. Langlotz
continues to be an active 4-H Fair supporter.
In the early years, 4-H Livestock were housed
air bards on the MD State Fairgrounds. Later,
barns wee replaced by an indoor arena now known as