Rockland's Old Victoria craft fair celebrates living history


August 24, 2023

P.J. Glisson/The Globe

AT LAST Sunday's Old Victoria Craft Fair in Rockland, children participate in an old-fashioned race that required them to run sideways.


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ROCKLAND - Sunday's 40th annual Old Victoria craft fair was a big hit in Rockland, as sunny weather drew a large, ongoing crowd to the historical site nearly 12 miles southeast of Ontonagon.

Numerous canopies featured a wide variety of arts and crafts by artisans who traveled from near and far to be part of the day-long event.

"It's a good little fair they've got here," said Jeff Peot, who has a cabin in Bergland and a home in Watertown, Wisconsin.

Peot was among a group of men who were admiring a 1915 Model T that John Westerinen had driven to the s...

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