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|The first day cover from that special time for all of us North Parkers!|
|Bob was on the planning committee for this big event.|
|Nice wood burning on Bob's plaque.|
|This was on the back of Bob's plaque.|
|The logo for that year.|
Of course we had to watch the lighting of the tree with all the children's decorations on it; and all the specials about how they placed and decorated the trees in the White House. You see, we didn't send just one tree but all the trees for decorating the White House and I think other Washington DC buildings as well! A delegation from North Park was there for all the festivities and they had a great time.
The funniest part of the whole deal was when my cousin called me from New Jersey and told us if we needed anything to let them know so they could help out! It turned out that all the national TV and news coverage kept mentioning how poor our town was and how it was one step from bankruptcy! We had a good chuckle over that even though it turned out to be very close to the truth.
|This was how all Christmas cards were stamped that were mailed from Walden that year.|
Now I need to go see if I can find those pictures I took of the Clydesdales! And where did I put that first day cover????
Sorry, I couldn't find my pictures of the Clydesdales. This all took place before I owned a digital camera and I'm sure the pictures are stored away in some box from one of our moves! Or maybe Carla has them at her house where she is doing a lot of scrapbooking. If I come across them I'll have to post them on this blog later.