Stories from the Archives: Peters Township Farm Fair

Explore the history of this exciting annual event from the 1940s and ‘50s with photographs, video, and memorabilia from the PTPL Historical Archives. Remember the days when Peters Township residents joined to enjoy horse shows, wheelbarrow races, and other festivities – including home-baked pies and cakes!

Join the PTPL Archives staff Margaret Deitzer and Consulting Archivist Carolyn Friedrich for a virtual celebration of the community’s Farm Fair. Using the resources and rich collections in the PTPL Archives, learn about the original Peters Township community event that started in the 1940s and how the two-day event evolved into Community Day for the Township. Registration is required to receive the Zoom meeting invitation. Register at After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Read more about the Peters Township Public Library Historical Archives and this program in this article by Harry Funk.

This program is offered via Zoom. Because the staff member facilitating the event will not be able to provide live technical support during the virtual program, it is strongly encouraged you familiarize yourself with Zoom in advance of the program.  You can also join a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom. For more in-depth instructions please visit the Zoom support page on joining a meeting.

If you or someone you know is unable to join us on Zoom from home, please email Sydney Krawiec or call 724.941.9430 ext. 3260.

Tuesday Jun 15, 2021
7:00 PM