The Fair at New Boston was in it’s 27th year in 2009. And throughout the years the volunteers and crew at New Boston have learned to do it right. One has only to enter the Fair and will immediately see all kinds of spectacular goings on. Vendors selling their wares vie with street hawkers selling everything from food to newspapers and all in late 18th and early 19th century style. The sights are many from Silas the Ratcatcher to Daniel Boone. Turkey legs roasting over an open fire compete with cream puffs and ice cream. Musicians can be seen in the taverns and on the street corners. Venture down into the Indian camp for a glimpse of Native life. Come along as Parson John married a young couple on Sunday afternoon.
Watch out for the oxen and horses and wagons. For in the early 19th century horses had the rightaway. And if shopping is your thing the Fair at New Boston has it all. Buy handmade soap, have your silhouette made, watch the French Lacemaker in his elegant tent. If you were in the market for a floorcloth there were many to choose from. Or outfit yourself from head to toe with handmade goods. And to be really