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Neighbors Making History: Charles M. Horton - Bridge Builder

Charles M. Horton lived in La Crosse at the turn of the 20th century, and he left behind some unique historical artifacts on the landscape of La Crosse County.
(written by Jeff Rand, retired Adult Services librarian) On July 23, 1915, some men employed by a local farmer were cutting wooden poles along the bank of the Flatrock River, j… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/neighbors-making-history-charles-m.-horton-bridge-builder/

1932 George Washington Bicentennial Celebration

The 200th anniversary of George Washington’s birth was a reason for La Crosse and its citizens to celebrate.
(written by Scott Brouwer, Archives staff) In the worst depths of the Great Depression in 1932, the 200th anniversary of George Washington’s birth was a reason for the United S… http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/blog/1932-george-washington-bicentennial-celebration/

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