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From a Village to a City: Troy from 1789 to 1816

  • Troy Farmer's Market Information Booth 433 River Street Troy, NY, 12180 United States (map)

This tour focuses on the southern end of the historic district where Troy’s first businesses and industries grew  along the banks of the Hudson River in the area around Ferry Street.  Included in this tour is the story of Samuel Wilson, who arrived In Troy in 1789 to start his brick making and meat packing business and becomes vital in supplying meat to the troops during the War of 1812.

Earlier Event: September 16
Eat, Drink, & Be Merry: Tea Rooms to Bars
Later Event: September 30
To Protect & Serve