Invitation lists, press notices, briefings, program plans, dedication preliminary plans,
The California Exposition area was dedicated on Monday, May 22, 1967. Governor Ronald
Reagan delivered the dedicatory address at the 630-acre exposition site on the American
River. Others participating in the dedication ceremony were: Dr. Emil Mrak, Chairman of
the Board, California Exposition and Fair Corp.; Lt. Governor Robert Finch; General
Services Director Andrew R. Lolli; and Senator Albert S. Rodda. The successor to the
California State Fair opened in June 1968 as a "permanent year-round showcase of the
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