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Founder's Days
2007 - The Carpenter Family

These photos were taken during our 2007 CARPENTER FAMILY Founder's Days Celebrations. If you would like to submit your photos, please attach your photos to an email and contact me - be sure to type in the descriptions you'd like to see on the photos, and your name/address!

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Magoffin Boy Scouts raise our flag and lead us in the Pledge of Allegiance

Magoffin County Muzzleloaders

John Carpenter and Tressie Oney unveil temporary Carpenter marker in our Pioneer Village


The Pageants begin on stage at Pioneer Village

Magoffin Muzzleloaders salute our honorary Pioneer Family, the Carpenter Family

Prater Memorial Methodist Church Choir sings

Burl Cole opens the ceremonies with a patriotic song

Todd Preston welcomes everyone to 29th Magoffin County Founder's Days

John Carpenter rings old courthouse bell 29 times in honor of 29th Founder's Days ceremonies

Founder's Days family events include a Pet Show

Our winning art posters are on display

A look at some of our participants and audience

Magoffin County School Events include Art, Math, and Spelling

Teachers volunteer to help with school events

Some performers from Whitaker Middle School

Herald Whitaker Middle School Drama Class

Tom J. Whitaker and his band

Tom J. Whitaker, eastern Kentucky artist, musician, and teacher

Jackie Williams,
member of Creeker Band

Charlie Sizemore and his band introduce their latest album

Charlie Sizemore posing for fan pictures

Charlie Sizemore and his band

Rodney Marshall, originally from Magoffin Co., came from Michigan to entertain the crowds

Entertainment by the Arnett Brothers Band

Saturday Flag Raising Ceremony

Magoffin Co. DAV conducts flag ceremony

A temporary early founder's marker for Fielding and Delphia Wireman Carpenter

Betty Whittaker, Lisa Preston, and Dorothy Wireman helping visitors at the Historical Society

DAV parade float

The Carpenter Family float featuring Grand Marshals John Carpenter and Leonard Carpenter

David May and Phyllis Salyer

Grand Marshal - George Carpenter

Crowd watching parade on streets of Salyersville

Founder's Days Parade

Bob Whittaker of South Carolina, always available to lend a hand

Grand Marshal - Tressie Lovely One

G.V. Joseph, Grand Marshal, representing descendants of John and Rebecca Carpenter Wireman

Founder's Days Parade

Church services are held in the Pioneer Village cabin

Sunday Reunion Dinner
       

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