SRC goes to the ‘Faire’

The annual “Harvest Faire,” a recreation of a popular Colonial-era event, was held Saturday at Ft. Crailo Historic Site in the City of Rensselaer. A group of members of the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club was on hand to distribute brochures and answers questions about Rotary.

Pat Bailey and Murray Forth at the SRC table during Harvest Faire. Bill Dowd, Peter Brown and Debbie Brown also took turns on duty.
Pat Bailey and Murray Forth at the SRC table during Harvest Faire. Bill Dowd, Peter Brown and Debbie Brown also took turns on duty.

SOME SCENES AT THE HARVEST FAIRE

Costumed Ladies of Crailo work at handicrafts.
Period-costumed Ladies of Crailo work at handicrafts.
In background left, a drummer calls attention to upcoming performances.
In background left, a drummer calls attention to upcoming performances.
Colonial-era device for braiding hemp into rope.
Colonial-era device for braiding hemp into rope.
Finished rope products of the Colonial era.
Finished rope products of the Colonial era. Ropemaking was a prime business in the area during the Colonial era.

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