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Looking Back: Troy in 1910

October 2, 2013

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From Loraine Campbell, Executive director of the Troy Historic Village

Troy Township families harvested their crops by hand, and oftentimes, the women worked right alongside their husbands, even when they were pregnant.

In this photo, the harvest weather was already chilly and the families are warmly dressed, but their faces are still shaded from the bright sun by bonnets and hats. The photo, circa 1910, was donated by the Stevens family and is from the archive at the Troy Historic Village.

Join us in Looking Back on the rich past that characterizes your community and look to future issues of the paper for more in our new local history series. To contact the Troy Historical Society, email and include “THS” in the subject line. You can reach the Troy Museum & Historic Village at (248) 524-3570.

Do you own a piece of history? Send us your historically significant photos from around town, and we may be able to feature them in an upcoming edition of Looking Back. Email your photos to Terry Oparka at or call (586) 498-1054.

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