THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY: January 7, 1970:  Max Yasgur is sued for $35,000 for damages to neighbors' fences.  He owns the farm where Woodstock was held.  During the festival when he heard some were selling water he put up a large sign by his barn for free water.  Mr Yasgur passed away in 1973.

THIS DAY IN ROCK HISTORY: January 7, 1970: Max Yasgur is sued for $35,000 for damages to neighbors' fences. He owns the farm where Woodstock was held. During the festival when he heard some were selling water he put up a large sign by his barn for free water. Mr Yasgur passed away in 1973.

Max Yasgur, the dairy farmer who owned the land in Bethel, New York where Woodstock was held between August 15-18, 1969, spoke about the peaceful atmosphere: “If we join them, we can turn those adversities that are the problems of America today into a hope for a brighter and more peaceful future…” Bethel, is in Sullivan County, 43 miles (69 km) southwest of the town of Woodstock, New York, in adjoining Ulster County. Yasgur was paid $75,000 to lease 600 acres of his farm to Woodstock…

Max Yasgur, the dairy farmer who owned the land in Bethel, New York where Woodstock was held between August 15-18, 1969, spoke about the peaceful atmosphere: “If we join them, we can turn those adversities that are the problems of America today into a hope for a brighter and more peaceful future…” Bethel, is in Sullivan County, 43 miles (69 km) southwest of the town of Woodstock, New York, in adjoining Ulster County. Yasgur was paid $75,000 to lease 600 acres of his farm to Woodstock…

Wallets...loved these, I used to pick off all the beads when I was bored with it..haha

Wallets...loved these, I used to pick off all the beads when I was bored with it..haha

Woodstock Music & Art Fair (Woodstock or Woodstock Festival) was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. During the sometimes rainy weekend, thirty-two acts performed outdoors in front of 500,000 concert-goers.

Woodstock Music & Art Fair (Woodstock or Woodstock Festival) was a music festival, billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music". It was held at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. During the sometimes rainy weekend, thirty-two acts performed outdoors in front of 500,000 concert-goers.

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