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Small town local history on display in Templeton

Posted: Friday, Nov 16th, 2012

Old-fashioned engines whir and gurgle, adding a bit of smoky ambiance to the 2010 Templeton Founderís Day celebration. File photo.

TEMPLETON ó The little town of Templeton will have big cause to celebrate this weekend as old time Founderís Day fun unfurls across Main Street. Sunday, Nov. 18 marks the anniversary of its very first visitors, who stepped off a train and onto the pristine, oak-studded land way back in 1886.

Once a simple homecoming reunion for local family and friends, Founderís Day has grown to celebrate the regionís agricultural heritage and rich history. Templeton Historical Society ó with help from the Templeton Chamber of Commerce ó has nurtured the event from an old-fashioned pie social into a bustling street fair busting with community color.

For the complete article see the 11-16-2012 issue.

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