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Downtown Historic Tour Offers Insight in City’s Past

Posted 10/2/19

McKENZIE (September 14) — A bank robbery, the naming of the railroad depot, the visits by Bob Hope and President Grover Cleveland, the Civil War, Sneed’s Picnic, and U-Tote-Em grocery …

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Downtown Historic Tour Offers Insight in City’s Past

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McKENZIE (September 14) — A bank robbery, the naming of the railroad depot, the visits by Bob Hope and President Grover Cleveland, the Civil War, Sneed’s Picnic, and U-Tote-Em grocery chain were a few of the topics discussed during the historic walking tour of downtown McKenzie.
Jack Holland, Terry Howell, Marilynn Putman, Nola Hobbs and Catherine Argo led a group of approximately 100 persons on a tour of downtown and described people, places, and incidents that occurred in the city’s history.
The tour started at the historic Park Theatre, built in the 1940s and ended at the former railroad depot.

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