Historical society hosting anniversary celebration


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MOUNT GILEAD —After two years of cancellations, the Annual Banquet of the Morrow County Historical Society is back.The date is Saturday, April 30, the time is 11:30 a.m., and the location is Trinity United Methodist Church, Mount Gilead.

Tickets are $15 per person for the meal (meat, potato, vegetable, salad, roll and dessert), with a choice of either chicken or ham loaf as the entrée. Special dietary needs can be accommodated.

Checks payable to the Morrow County Historical Society should be mailed to 17 West High Street, Mount Gilead, OH 43338, and the deadline for pre-paid reservations (which are required in advance) is April 23. For more information, the number is 419-946-7264.

The Historical Society, founded in 1970, will be observing its “50th + 2” Anniversary. People attending the banquet can join in the celebration by bringing an antique or a small grouping of collectables for display.

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