Bicentennial Planning and Events

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BICENTENNIAL LOGOS: Created by Dennis Hutchings
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BICENTENNIAL PLANNING

The Bicentennial Celebration occurred on the weekend of September 28, 29 & 30, 2012.

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This POST CARD was designed by Dennis Hutchings for Barney Gray, owner of MacBarney's Restaurant in celebration of Port Royal's bicentennial. It includes the bicentennial logo and the logos for MacBarney's Restaurant, the Juniata County Fair and the Port Royal Speedway. It also has images of the Tuscarora Valley Railroad and two speedway sprint cars.
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A Bicentennial History Committee has recently published: PERRYSVILLE TO PORT ROYAL - 1812-2012: A 200 YEAR JOURNEY. This is a book of 212 pages that includes 376 photographs.
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Bicentennial Schedule of Events (Page 1)
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Bicentennial Schedule of Events (Page 2)
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CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES
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Bicentennial Schedule of Events (Page 3)
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PARADE ROUTE FOR SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29
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Bicentennial Schedule of Events (Page 4)
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BANNER PLACEMENT: On April 20, 2012, thirteen Welcome Banners, designed by Dennis Hutchings were placed throughout Port Royal alerting those passing through to the town's upcoming bicentennial celebration. Jeff Bossinger is shown in the photo placing one of the banners. Those who worked in placing the banners were Steve Bargo, Christ Ehrenzeller, Duane Graff and Bossinger. C&J Tree Service provided the equipment for the project. (Photo by Sheila McCarthy Yorks for Juniata Sentinel)
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The Bicentennial Store, located at 410 Milford St., Port Royal, is now open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. Items for sale in the shop include T-shirts, sweatshirt, pins, a Port Royal history book, a commemorative basket, ball caps, garden flags, decals, license plates and various types of bunting that residents can use to decorate their homes. Commemorative crocks are expected to be available at the store soon. (Sentinel photo by Jane Cannon Mort)
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MEMORIAL WALK: These inscribed bricks form a MEMORIAL WALK at the site of the former Airy View Academy, Port Royal High School and Tuscarora Valley high School. The bricks were sold as a way to fund Port Royal's Bicentennial Celebration.
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Children come to 'class' at the one room school in the Port Royal Bicentennial Museum.
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TICKET: A ticket for the bus tour of Port Royal and the surrounding area.
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PLAQUE PRESENTATION: Mayor Barbara Bergstresser of Portr Royal was presented with a plaque from the Pa Association of Boroughs and certificates from Senator Jake Coleman and Rep. Adam Harris commemorating the Bicentennial Celebration. (l-r) Mayor Bergstresser, Jody Satzler (representing Adam Harris), and Dennis Noble of the Pa. Association of Boroughs. (Times Photo)
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WELCOME: Mayor Barbara Bergstresser welcomes everyone to the Bicentennial Celebration as Town Crier John Leidy, Jr. looks on.
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OPENING CEREMONY: Planning Committee Co-Chair Carlen McClure opens the Bicentennial Celebration.
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STEPHEN POMEROY REENACTMENT: Robert Mikesell portrays Stephen Pomeroy and Capri Stiles portrays Pomeroy's girlfriend, Effie Smith in the reenactment of Pomeroy's historic ride tp Port Royal to help save the Union during the Civil War. (Times Photo)
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STEPHEN POMEROY REENACTMENT: Robert Mikesell portrays Stephen Pomeroy and Capri Stiles portrays Pomeroy's girlfriend, Effie Smith in the reenactment of Pomeroy's historic ride tp Port Royal to help save the Union during the Civil War. (Photo submitted by Harold Hartman, Jr.)
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STEPHEN POMEROY REENACTMENT: Robert Mikesell portrays Stephen Pomeroy and Capri Stiles portrays Pomeroy's girlfriend, Effie Smith in the reenactment of Pomeroy's historic ride tp Port Royal to help save the Union during the Civil War. The riders enter the Union Army encampment. (Photo submitted by Harold Hartman, Jr.)
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Daniel and Emerson Freed visit the Port Royal Bicentennial Museum.
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The Freed Family (l-r: Becky, Daniel, Emma and Jake) add their names to the birthday cake for the town.
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BICENTENNIAL BIRTHDAY CAKE (Photo submitted by Wayne Taylor)
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A Bicentennial Postcard showing the former Port Royal Elementary School Building. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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A Bicentennial Postcard showing the former Airy View Academy, Port Royal High School and Tuscarora Valley High School Building. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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A Bicentennial Postcard showing the former Point Service Station Building. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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A Bicentennial Postcard showing the former Hotel Royal Building. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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A Bicentennial Postcard showing a view of Market Street looking west from Third Street. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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A view of a Tuscarora Valley Railroad Train. The back of the card bears a special Bicentennial postmark cancellation.
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The Route 75 sign announcing entry into Port Royal was refurbished and relocated for the 2012 Bicentennial Celebration. The sign is now prominently displayed at the Port Royal Borough Building and the former site of the Airy View Academy, Port Royal and Tuscarora Valley High Schools. (Photo submitted by Harold Hartman, Jr,)
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On Memorial Day weekend Amelia Hartman McElwee and brother Fred Hartman examine the engraved pavers that were sold as a fundraising project for the Biucentennial Celebration. A concrete skirt has been placed around the bricks and metal benches have been installed at each end of the assembled bricks.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE THANKS PARTICIPANTS: Appeared in THE TIMES of October 10, 2012, (Submitted by Harold Hartman, Jr.)



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