1952 Troy War Memorial

Town of Troy Annual Report - “Reliable figures show that this program has provided recreation for some 4,000 people during its eight week session.  This figure is based on 100 people a day for 40 days.  It also includes people who visited the area every day and different does not mean 4,000 people.   It should be noted here that many parents took advantage of this area and were very welcome. “The busload of 50 children from Marlboro visited every Tuesday and spent the day participating in the outdoor activities with the children of Troy. 

1953 Troy War Memorial

Town of Troy Annual Report - This season was the first ten-week season.  All previous seasons had been for eight weeks. The total attendance figured on a cumulative basis was five thousand children-days from Troy.  This figure did not include adults and the Keene children. This summer was memorable with the morning crafts program given by Mr.

1954 Troy War Memorial

Town of Troy Annual Report -The 1954 season continued to carry on the success.  The children from Keene came daily under the same arrangement as the prior year.  Marlboro children came once a week during their six-week program.  The total attendance figured on a cumulative basis was 5,000 children-days from Troy, which did not include the Keene children. The second annual tri-town swimming meet was held at Sand Dam and swimmers from Troy, Marlboro and Keene.  Troy placed first.

1955 and 1956 Troy War Memorial

Town of Troy Annual Report - During the summer of 1955 the unusually hot weather drew 275 Troy children to the beach the first day. The daily attendance was well over 200 until late in the season.

1957 and 1958 Troy War Memorial

Town of Troy Annual Reports - Sand Dam had another successful season in 1957.  There were considerable swimming and water sports due because of the warm, dry season.  Troy Mills made certain that the water was flowing over the dam practically every day of the season.  A new canoe was added to the boating fleet. Ralph Staples was in charge and completed his fifth year. The town of Marlboro had a poor season and only came to Sand Dam 2-3 times.   Mr.