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Family and friends gather in Burr Oak Burr Oak celebrates 150 years along the White Rock

 

Sonya Harris, a great granddaughter of Jay and Carrie Gillett, pushes a 141 year-old baby carriage owned by Jay and Carrie. The occupant of the carriage is Alianna, a great-great-great-granddaughter. Zoe, another great-great-granddaughter is to the left of Sonya.

Saturday events of Burr Oak's 150th Celebration kicked off with the Emory Clemons Unit 263 American Legion Junior Auxiliary serving free pastries in the Veteran Park.

It was estimated more than 2,200 people were present to enjoy Saturday's events. Forty-nine cars and 36 motorcycles were lined up in the shaded grounds of the museum and library for viewing. Marty Tietjen, Superior, won the car show's "Best of Show" award. Antique tractors were also on display on the southwest corner of the grounds.

Tours of the Burr Oak Museum included four rooms in the historical limestone schoolhouse....



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