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Navesink holds annual 'Fireman's Fair,' considered oldest in New Jersey

The train for children to ride in dates

The train for children to ride in dates back to the 1950s. (August 7, 2014 5:52 PM)

A Monmouth County "fireman's fair" being held this weekend is believed to be the oldest one of its kind in New Jersey.

The annual event in Navesink kicks off tonight and runs through Saturday. It began in 1886, as the Peach and Ice Cream Festival.

Members have kept up with tradition with homemade games, like the bean bag toss. The train for children to ride in dates back to the 1950s.

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