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In Years Past

June 26, 2014

In 1914, the School Park Association had decided to dispense with the plan of clearing the Hundred Acre lot in Jamestown during the summer months. It was originally planned to have Principal George A. Persell superintend the clearing of the property and to have a different committee of two teachers each day be in charge of 10 men or boys that they were to secure for the work. It was found that it would be rather difficult to secure 10 different men and boys to work on the property each day so the plan was abandoned. Nothing therefore would be done on the clearing of the lot until fall.



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