Delaware County Sesquicentennial

Delaware County Sesquicentennial  (p. 1)

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EVERYONE IN DELAWARE COUNTY

Invites You To Their 150th

Birthday Party

8 Big Hilarious Days

Save 1/3 on your Ticket to "Footpaths to Freeways"

Pageant Spectacle...

By purchasing your ticket from your favorite Queen

Candidate for $1.00 you will save 50?

Support Your Favorite Queen Candidate And Save!

Coronation of "Miss Delaware Sesqui-centennial" will be held

at Willis High School Gym, Friday, June 27, 8 'til 12p.m. Special

Queens Honorary Square Dance under the Grandstand at

Delaware County Fairgrounds- Same time, same night. The

Queen and Her Court will attend both dances.

PARADES - FIREWORKS - PAGEANTS
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DELAWARE COUNTY IS 150 YEARS OLD

HELP US CELEBRATE

FRIDAY, JUNE 27

Special "Old Fashioned Bargain Days" with all merchants of Delaware County partici-

pating in the biggest sale event in the first 150 years of the County. Two Queens Balls

for the first announcement of the Queen of the Sesqui-Centennial, in the evening after

the stores close. Willis High School Gym, Delaware Co. Fairgrounds for square dancing.

SATURDAY, JUNE 28 - "PARADE DAY"

One of the largest and most spectacular parades ever staged in Delaware County. The

parade will begin at 2:00 P.M. and will be staged in the business district of Delaware.

At 8:30 P.M. the premier performance of the pageant spectacle, "Footpaths to Free-

ways" will be presented at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Over 500 persons will

appear in the cast. A gigantic fireworks finale will follow the performance.

SUNDAY, JUNE 29 - "RELIGIOUS HERITAGE DAY"

All churches of Delaware County will hold special Sesqui-Centennial observances in their

own churches in their own way. At 8:15 P.M. all the churches of the county will meet at

the Delaware County Fairgrounds for a combined Religious Heritage Service. The pro-

gram is being arranged by the Delaware County Ministerial Association.

MONDAY, JUNE 30 - "YOUTH DAY"

Special activities are planned for the Junior Citizens of the County. Pet and a Costume Parade will be staged

on the streets at 10:00 A.M. and special youth games at Mingo Park will follow. Baseball games and a big
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family picnic will conclude the afternoon activities. The second performance of the pageant spectacle will be

staged at 8:30 P.M. at the Delaware County Fairgrounds with a fireworks finale.

TUESDAY, JULY 1 - "LABOR AND INDUSTRY DAY"

A special day devoted to paying tribute to the industrial growth and development of industry in Delaware

County. Plant visitation will be encouraged on this day. The third presentation of "Footpaths to Freeways"

will be staged with a gigantic fireworks finale.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 - "LADIES' DAY"

This day the women of the county will take over the 150 year celebration. Cooking schools in the morning,

"White Collar" luncheon at noon and an "Old Fashioned Style Show and Tea" will hold forth in the afternoon.

The fourth presentation of the pageant spectacle "Footpaths to Freeways" at the Fairgrounds and the Fire-

works finale.

THURSDAY, JULY 3 - "HOMECOMING DAY"

All early settlers and pioneers of the county will receive special recognition on this day.

A "Parade of Progress" is being planned. The fifth presentation of the pageant spectacle

will be staged with a fireworks finale.

FRIDAY, JULY 4 - "AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY"

Many families will have outings planned so consequently the Committee has no elab-

orate plans for the daytime activities for this day. Special Program at Sunbury begin-

ning at 2:00 P.M. In the evening preceding the pageant spectacle a special memorial

program will be presented, in commemoration of all of the men of Delaware County

who fought in the many wars that Delaware County citizens participated in. The final

presentation of the pageant spectacle "Footpaths to Freeways" will be staged with a

gigantic fireworks finale.

JOIN THE FUN EVERYDAY - JUNE 27 thru JULY 4
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"FOOTPATHS TO FREEWAYS"

MAMMOTH HISTORICAL PAGEANT SPECTACLE

The dramatic story of Delaware County comes to life

* Hundreds in the cast

* 300-foot stage

* Authentic costumes

* Professional lighting and scenery

* Hi-fi Sound

Nightly - 8:30 P.M.

June 28-30

July 1-2-3-4

Advance Tickets .........$1.00

General Admission .......$1.50

Reserve Section .........$2.00

Box Seat ................$3.00

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Title

Delaware County Sesquicentennial

Subject

Celebrations--Delaware County--Ohio
Delaware County--Ohio--History
Delaware County--Ohio--Sesquicentennial--1888-1958

Description

This Sesquicentennial celebration program is printed in red and green ink on a yellow background and lists events and activities that promise to fill "Eight Hilarious Days" of festivities.

Creator

Delaware County Sesquicentennial Commission

Date

1888-1958

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

Format

Program

Language

English

Type

Still Image
Text

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22221028

Collection

Citation

Delaware County Sesquicentennial Commission , “Delaware County Sesquicentennial,” Delaware County Memory, accessed February 29, 2024, http://delawarecountymemory.org/items/show/194.

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