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City of Buchanan, GA - 150th founding anniversary

NEW DAY AND TIME (due to Speaker Murphy's death)
SUNDAY     December 23, 2007     1:30-2:30pm
(Seating with overture show begins 1:00 pm)
Historic Courthouse in Buchanan

Buchanan, incorporated December 22 1857,
seat of Haralson county, in 1865

Mayor Jason Jarrell

Join Buchanan Mayor Jason Jarrell and Mayor-elect Benjamin Biggers for a dignitary-studded and gala celebration of the municipality's 150th anniversary between 1:30 and 2:30pm on SUNDAY, December 23, 2007 at the Historic Courthouse in the city square. Seating starts 1:00pm.

The festivities will feature music, maps, photographs and more - as well as brief narratives - recalling the history of Buchanan.

A copy of the original 1857 town charter will be unveiled and 19th century costume interpretations will clothe our hospitality staff.

Free refreshments will include birthday cake and punch. Why not charge up your batteries before you do your last-minute holiday shopping and wish Buchanan a happy 150th!

Mayor-elect Benjamin Biggers

Ma and Pa Haralson throw a party
for Buchanan's 150th birthday!

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Ma and Pa Haralson, mascots of the Haralson County Historical Society, seated in the entrance atrium of the Historic Courthouse in Buchanan, helping to promote the Buchanan sesquicentennial celebration.