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Lexington’s bicentennial, 1975

Posted on May 15, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Pioneer Jim Williams, left, and an unidentified assistant, place the 200-pound cornerstone for the Lexington Civic Center on a wooden carrier during Lexington's Bicentennial Celebration Saturday June 14, 1975. The cornerstone came from the John Hancock House in Lexington, Massachusetts and was transported by Williams from there in a horse-drawn covered wagon. Lexington celebrated it's 200th birthday with a three-day festival which included a flag-raising, a parade, the cornerstone dedication, six stages of music and a prayer service. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

“Pioneer Jim” Williams, left, and an unidentified assistant placed the cornerstone for the Lexington Civic Center on a wooden carrier during Lexington’s bicentennial celebration on June 14, 1975. The cornerstone came from the 200-year-old John Hancock House in Lexington, Mass., and Williams transported it in a horse-drawn covered wagon. Lexington celebrated its 200th anniversary with a three-day festival that included a flag-raising, a parade, the cornerstone dedication, six music stages and a prayer service. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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