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In Years Past

August 24, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, with flags flying and almost every building in the town covered with bunting, the Old Home Week that was to mark the 100th birthday of Youngsville, opened Friday morning crisp and cool. The celebration was being hailed by hundreds throughout this section as the greatest that this little village would ever know. Not only was the celebration in honor of the 100th birthday of Youngsville, but it was also the centennial of the Methodist Church and the 60th anniversary of the formation of Lodge No. 500 of the Odd Fellows. Thus, the whole town, the church and the lodge were engaged in the celebration and there was in some way a binding together of all Youngsville's people.



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