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Malone in Franklin County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Franklin Co. Fair

 
 
Franklin Co. Fair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
1. Franklin Co. Fair Marker
Inscription.  
Held here since 1852 and described by L.I. Wilder in Farmer Boy. Marshalling site for two Irish Fenian invasions of Canada.
 
Erected by Franklin Co. Historical Soc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 44° 51.004′ N, 74° 16.731′ W. Marker is in Malone, New York, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main St. and Raymond St. on East Main St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Malone NY 12953, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Congregational Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arsenal Green (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of William Almon Wheeler (approx. half a mile away); To the Memory of All Men of Franklin County, N.Y. (approx. half a mile away); The Congressional Medal of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Non Sibi Sed Patriae (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Malone (approx. 0.7 miles away); Foote Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malone.
 
Regarding Franklin Co. Fair.
Franklin Co. Fair Marker as seen facing East on Main St. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
2. Franklin Co. Fair Marker as seen facing East on Main St.
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Malone, NY's most important tourist stop is probably Almanzo Wilder's house (husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder). Every location having any sort of connection to him is marked or mentioned in some of the guide pamphlets.
 
Also see . . .  The Fenian Raid and Battle of Ridgeway June 1-3, 1866. 155th New York Volunteer Infantry Reenactment Regiment entry (Submitted on July 7, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
Franklin Co. Fair Marker as seen facing West on Main St. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
3. Franklin Co. Fair Marker as seen facing West on Main St.
Franklin Co. Fairgrounds Main Gate today image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, June 27, 2012
4. Franklin Co. Fairgrounds Main Gate today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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