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Capital Region Scrapbook: Saying so long to summer

Company picnics and fairs wound down season in ’66, ’67

Porky, an 8-month-old Yorkshire pig, is groomed by Joe Pleickhardt, right, 16 (right), of Howes Cave, and Thomas Brennan, 17, of Long Island, during the 1967 Cobleskill Sunshine Fair.
Porky, an 8-month-old Yorkshire pig, is groomed by Joe Pleickhardt, right, 16 (right), of Howes Cave, and Thomas Brennan, 17, of Long Island, during the 1967 Cobleskill Sunshine Fair.
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For Dave Reynolds, last call for summer meant one more meal in the dining room at Camp Boyhaven. Don Tuttle got the chance for another rural-urban party at Pine Grove Farms in Duanesburg. Jodi Pangman used the last days of fading August to meet friends at the Cobleskill Sunshine Fair. That’s how people wrapped up their summer days and nights in 1966 and 1967. The season began in traditional fashion — with swims in pools ...


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