One Nation, Under God

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, July 10, 2024

The second annual Farm Bureau Picnic was held July 12, 1924, at Malta’s Trafton Park. It was organized by the Phillips County Farm Bureau with help from the Malta Commercial Club. An estimated 1,500 people attended.

A wide variety of sporting events were held in the morning with men, women, and children participating. Some events were for teams representing their communities while others were for individuals. Team events included men’s horseshoes and tug-of-war, relay races, and 3-legged races. Most winners in team events received $2.00 for 1st, $1.00 for 2nd and 60 cents for 3rd.

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