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Everyone's invited to celebrate Old Schoolhouse dedication, tour historic houses on July 2

Published: July 14, 2017 7:26 PM

The Stow Historical Society will be dedicating the "Stewart Schoolhouse" at 2 p.m. July 2 at the Stewart Schoolhouse in the Heritage Park Reserve area of Silver Springs Park off Young Road.

The Society will also have all of the historical houses open for walk-in tours, beginning at noon through 4 p.m., except during the dedication ceremony.

The Stow Park and Recreation Department will have a few children's activities during the event and an ice cream social will be provided by the Stow Historical Society.

The dedication ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in front of the Stewart Schoolhouse with music performed by a select group from the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Band. Boy Scout Troop 273 will begin the ceremony with the flag presentation at 2:15 p.m.

Anne E. Hanson will be the mistress of ceremonies for the dedication with Pastor Jim Case providing the opening prayer.

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Several people will give brief presentations on the history of the Heritage Reserve Park and the OSH Project.

Linda Trevorrow will be speaking about the Donor Recognition System, which will be followed by the Donor Garden ribbon cutting by John Pribonic and Steve Hailer.

Stow Mayor Sara Kline will be dedicating the restored Stewart Schoolhouse, including the ribbon cutting by Houston Morgan and Ed Williams.

Following the formal ribbon cutting opening the schoolhouse Robert Flower, chairman of the Restoration Committee, will recognize all of his volunteers and committee members involved in the OSH Restoration.

The band will play closing music and the Boy Scouts will retreat the flags and place them inside the Schoolhouse for display.

The Stewart Schoolhouse and the historical houses will remain open for walking tours until 4 p.m.


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