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Collections / Troy Fair


               Troy Fair Signs


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    The Troy Fair was first held in 1875 and is the largest fair in Bradford County. The museum has an extensive collection and information on the Fair. Originally managed by The Troy Farmers Club, the event has evolved over the years.

The museums collection of Fair Program guides document the planned activities of the early years.

      1876 - Second Year           1877 - Third Year

 

1879 - 5th Year           1881 - 7th Year
    In later years, our photographic exhibits document the variety of events enjoyed by visitors to the fair.

 

In the early years, baseball games were a favorite activity enjoyed by teams traveling from afar.

               Baseball

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Imagine going to the fair in hopes of winning a contest to be married in public! long list of prizes went to the winning couple picked from many attending with hopes of winning. One of the prizes won by the lucky couple was a singer sewing machine donated by M.L. Case and is on display today in the museum.

 

Wedding
Over the years the fair has also enjoyed horse shows, horse racing and musical acts provided a wonderful escape from the hot agricultural summers.
Musical acts of all kinds have appeared. Reba

In recent years, Wool Days highlights the importance the textile industry played in our agricultural community. Sheep

Over the years, gifts, prizes, and keepsakes were taken home by vistors to the fair. One of the earliest remaining examples is on display from the 1876 Troy Fair.
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Our Museum Hours
May 4 - Oct 30
Thursday to Sunday

Thursday - Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday

1:00pm to 4:00pm
Open on Monday of

Holiday's only

Other times by
appointment only -     call (570) 297-3410.

Admission Fees
Adults: $7.00
Seniors 60+: $5.00
Students K-12: $3.00
Preschool Children are FREE
AAA rates for AAA members available.


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