Village building history

Gazebo

The gazebo, built in 1979 quickly became a focal point for ceremonies, musical performances, and program activities in the Village while hundreds of couples have exchanged wedding vows or posed for photographs on the...

Troy Town Hall

The 1848 Town Hall and this Civil War-era one-room school were nearly identical in size and appearance. The actual Town Hall was built about 100 yards from this site, because the intersection of Wattles Road and...

Parsonage

If you have traveled rural America you have seen farmhouses that look like this. The steep gables, cruciform shape, and corner porch typify American Gothic architecture, which was popular in the mid-1800s. This style...

Wagon Shop

During the 1800s blacksmith shops were as common and as important as gas stations are today. This simple board and baton workshop was built at Troy Corners before the Civil War. Blacksmiths used the shop...

Print Shop

The American landscape is dotted with thousands of small workshops that boast function rather than style. For many years, township employees tested water meters and equipment in this small building behind the Township Hall....

Caswell House

In colonial America, Georgian architecture was associated with Roman republican values, while Greek revival styles symbolized the democracies of ancient Greece. Solomon Caswell built his home in 1832 and blended both styles. The shape...

Log Cabin

Troy historic village Provides a memorable and interactive museum experience for visitors of all ages. A pioneer’s first shelter was often a crude log shed with a dirt floor and no windows. This cabin is...

Main Building

Troy historic village Provides a memorable and  interactive museum experience for visitors of all ages. Township Supervisor and history teacher Morris Wattles worked hard to preserve his community’s heritage. He supervised the construction of...

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