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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Allen's So Long at the Fair

A Day in the Life: September 4th

(Aged 14)
Wea.                                            FRI. SEPT. 4, 1896               Ther. 

Went over to Grandma’s twice on my wheel.  Effie + Asa went home in the P.M.

(Aged 16)
Wea.                                            SUN. SEPT. 4, 1898               Ther.

Went to factory.  Went over to grandma’s in the P.M.  In eve, Pa, Ma, Rollie + I all went to the burg to church.

(Aged 17)
Wea.                                             MON. SEPT. 4, 1899               Ther.


(Aged 18)
Wea.                                              TUE. SEPT. 4, 1900                 Ther.

Went up to the fairgrounds.  Saw the races + the show also most of the principle buildings.  In eve saw the fireworks.

Crowds at the Canadian National Exhibition 1900s Toronto, Ont.

(Aged 19)
Wea.                                              WED. SEPT. 4, 1901                Ther.

Worked cutting weeds in corn.  Bot 4 cows of Mrs. Page for $60.

(Aged 20)
Wea.                                               THU.  SEPT. 4, 1902             Ther.

Built pig pen in back of barn and cut pigs (caught pigs?).

(Aged 21)
Wea.                                              FRI.  SEPT. 4, 1903                  Ther.



Editor's Note: The Canadian National Exhibition is held in Toronto each year at the end of August through the beginning of September.  Allen seems to have gone up in a party to visit the fair.


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