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Sesquicentennial Celebration Begins in Pocahontas This Evening

SEPTEMBER 21, 2006 - Posted at 11:11 a.m. CDT

 

POCAHONTAS, AR - Pocahontas begins a three-week long celebration observing 150 years as a township this evening.

The Randolph County community's sesquicentennial celebration begins at 6 p.m. with a parade, which will begin at Pocahontas High School and continue down Thomasville Avenue to the Randolph County Courthouse, downtown.

Following the parade, opening ceremonies and a "town social" are planned on the courthouse lawn.

The celebration will continue through October 8.

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