Fort Zeller acquiring land July 2, 1923 Labanon Daily News

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Fort Zeller acquiring land July 2, 1923 Labanon Daily News - ASK THE STAm TO ACQUIRE THE LANDJiT ZELLER FORT...
ASK THE STAm TO ACQUIRE THE LANDJiT ZELLER FORT To Preserve Tract as Memorial to Pioneers of 200 Years Ago — Civic and Fraternal Day Ob>served Ob>served on Saturday — Anniversary Closed With Religious Services on Sunday. 2 —Civic piant as well ns commercial bouses •iniy and fraternal day, the ll.lr.', of the'was represented either by a float OI> four-day celebration of the 200th an-i by employees marching afoot, nivoysary of the founding of thei' Keller Fort Tulpcliorkon settleim »t on Saturday; Zoller Fort, Lebanon County, July , I proved to bo one ot ihe largo.-1 thus j 2—- Resolutions were passed at this,' ^ I fur and the borough was hort to i historic old landmark on •&** »rrt a v^.,, . 'may lined U,o Biae-icaUlng. upon tho state ta ac !.•... .... .i „..-.,.._.. walks to witnesii the Btroc.t demon- j western half of South Mountain, strntion ami later cong regal ad at tho ; WhmeKidorf. to save it from devastft- p - pc: 1 . kern' stand in front ot t'.io sch(i.)l s to bear eloa,u.r;it historical addrbsscf. ono of them delivered delivered by ex-Ciov. Kdwin S. Stuart, of Philadelphia. The program for the day covered lion and proserve.it fts a .. public, monument to the honor of the, early Tulpehocken settlers. Reversing the calendar two cen,- turies and harking back to the days wide range of events and from when the hardy pioneers whose blood courses through the veins ot modern' i early until Irto in the oven ing there Zellers ot Berks and adjacent 'coup' was entertainment for visitors. The I borough residents outdid themselves in the hospitality oxto.iidcil to i their guests, in efforts to make the occasion occasion ono lout; to bo remembered by H-.iy who eham'.C'd .0 tako advantage ot their ger.Mrosity. The progress made during tho two j centuries wan shown in a parade ! mntl ° U P of fraternal and civic or- eani/ation a and business concerns. That tho settlement during tho 200 years has grown to bo a busi- | T»«S center, was exemplified by many oat., representing r.u-h concerns. Practically every manufacturing ties, blazed Pennsylvania trails and. settled in the fertile and beautiful Lebanon Valley, bearers .of name gathered here on Saturday' , r , rededicato historic Fort • Zeller on . * the 200th anniversary of its erection. On tho Erb Farm ', The event was held in.conjunction with the general celebration of the Tulpehocken settlements anniversary anniversary at Womelsdorf. Members of the^ *<^ fam/ly and others interested In v thV " J historic significance- of the event-' 1 motored to tho fort, which is located/" [Continued on Page Two.]

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 02 Jul 1923, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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