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Item 8736

North Waterford World's Fair, 1906

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: 1906 Location: Waterford Media: Postcard

Item 81704

Lake House, Waterford, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print

Item 76594

The Former Susan Wilkins Home, Waterford, ca. 1930

Contributed by: Waterford Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: Waterford Media: Photographic print from glass negative

Exhibits

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Fair Season: Crops, Livestock, and Entertainment

Agricultural fairs, intended to promote new techniques and better farming methods, have been held since the early 19th century. Before long, entertainments were added to the educational focus of the early fairs.

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The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Waterford Historical Society

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