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TOWN OF LEE
125th Anniversary
16th Annual Old Home Day
June 25th and 26th, 1937


On September 9, 1922, the Old Home Day Association was formed under the leadership of Rev. M. W. VanTassel of Buffalo, who was pastor at that time. The first observance was carried out under the presidency of Albert T. Wilkinson of Camden, with Thomas Swancott as vice president, William Cook as secretary, and Mrs. Jeanette Krebs as treasurer. The association consisted of a number of officers, an executive committee and a board of honorary vice presidents. The exercises are held annually each year, consist of a program of sports, a business meeting, a baseball game, an address by a speaker and an entertainment in the evening. In November of 1936 it was decided to hold the celebration in June of 1937, in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Town of Lee. A two-day celebration was held, consisting of the regular Old Home Day features, with the addition of a pageant depicting the history of the town in nine episodes, with over 100 persons taking part. The officers in charge of this 125th anniversary are:
Clyde B. Felshaw, President
Earl Scothon, Vice President
Verne Thrasher, Treasurer
Lewis Morat, secretary
The trustees of the association are:
A. T. Wilkinson, Clyde H. Castle, Carl H. Simon, Edward L. O'Donnel, Clarence J. Cook, Thomas Swancott, Edward A. Evans, Charles Lloyd, William B. Eames, George Pratt, W. P. Nickerson, Mrs. Charls Scothon, Hugh Megerell Sr., John Ritter, Gladys Ingalls, George V. Evans, Mrs. Edward Rudd, Lorenzo Dunster, C. Alfred Liebi, and E. Frank Evans.
Honorary vice-presidents are:
Walter Barnard, Mrs. E. W. Stafford, Foster G. Wood, Dr. S. S. Ingalls, Jeanette C. Krebs, Friend C. York, Willard Evans, Harriet L. Wheeler and William J. Corr


A guest book was available for visitors to the celebration. Below are the pages for those attending on June 25, 1937:
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