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Ellsworth's 150th anniversary gets special salute on July 4th

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Ellsworth's 150th anniversary gets special salute on July 4th
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Although it's quite a mouthful--that word "sesquicentennial"--people only think about it once every 150 years.

And so it's become special. Special enough that, like many other places, Ellsworth's marking the 150th anniversary of the community's founding this year with a celebration. Here, the festivities will peak on the Fourth of July, no less.

It all adds up to a fun-filled observance rooted in the village's heritage. Organizers are even taking their cue from past Ellsworth milestone celebrations in presenting this one.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 27.

Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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