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Parade kicks off 75th Effingham County Fair
A pirate on the Haunted Forest float "threatens" a spectator during Monday's 75th Effingham County Fair Parade in Springfield. - photo by Mark Lastinger/staff

SPRINGFIELD -- The 75th Effingham County Fair kicked off Monday with a colorful parade filled children, floats, bands and a wide array of vehicles.

The fair opened at the conclusion of the parade. It will run nightly through Saturday.

See the Oct. 24 edition of the Effingham Herald for the complete fair schedule.

More parade photos will be added to throughout the week.