Harrisville celebrates 50th anniversary

Thursday , April 19, 2012 - 4:46 PM

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HARRISVILLE -- The city recently celebrated its 50th anniversary with cake and ice cream at a city council meeting.

Mayor Richard Hendrix gave special thanks to current and past city employees and elected officials, including Leland Saunders, the city’s first mayor. Saunders, 89, commented that the city has grown considerably since he was in office.

“Look at this beautiful city building and city park,” he said.

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