Jefferson Historical open house

Jefferson 4-H girls

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This photo of Jefferson 4-H girls with their leaders in the 1950s will be a feature of the Jefferson Historical Society’s annual open house and exhibit day on Saturday, August 6, between 10 a,m, and 2 p,m, at the Old Jefferson Town House. Many of these girls are the mothers and grandmothers of today. The photo will be a part of an exhibit on the 1950s in Jefferson as well as Jefferson celebrations through the years. Front row, from left to right, Dottie Packard, Veneta Peaslee, Trudi Hodgkins, Elwilda Bryant, Faith MacDonald, __?__, Charlotte Lermond and leader Ada Packard. Back, Jean Ogilvie, Nancy Hixon, Shirley Hallowell, Patty Jones, Connie Wilson, Gertrude Pierpont, Jean Tilton, Sheila Jackson and leaders, Nat Chamblee and Doris Tilton.   The JHS’s annual Choose-Your-Own Cookies Sale that day will feature a variety of home-made cookies for customers to choose from and fill  their quart bags to take home. Lunch will be available from Sully’s Extraordinary Dogs and Brats, weather permitting. FMI: 549-5258.

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