The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 23, 1986 · Page 25
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 25

Baytown, Texas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, April 23, 1986
Page 25
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'* ._„ " THE BAYTOWN SUN ' ••^ ;* Wednesday. April M. 19M 1-D aytonians participate in historic events he 150th anniversary of Texas independence celebrated in grand style Celebration is a monumental tribute to the state's heritage SENSATIONAL SCENES teft * lasting impression on participants In the San Jacinto Day celebration of the Texas Seaqulcentennial Clockwise, from right, Vice President George Bush addresses s crowd gathered at the San Jacinto Monument, a helicopter hovers near the historic structure, the Goodyear blimp takes on a dwarfish appearance next to the monument and the sky above the state park is filled with colorful light during an ift-mlnute fireworks display Sun staff photos by Angle Bracey, Jim Kyle and Carrie Pryor Club holds dedication City's new memorial U.S. REP. JACK Fields, in the photo below, addresses a crowd gathered at Bicentennial Park for the Baytown Kiwanis Club's dedication of the War Memorial. Thelma Ball, lett, and her daughter, Melon Garrett, in bottom photo, look at the name of son and brother, J. Fredrick Ball Jr., who fought in World War II. The Junior Marine Reserve Officer Train- Ing Corps from Robert E. Lee High School, left, serves as the color guard for the dedication ceremony. , -^i » Agf ^*i* -v -^a^ Ltt \ Historical marker is dedicated at Cedar Point site IN PHOTO below, participants in a San Jacinto Dsy ceremony to dedicate a Texas historical marker at Cedar Point on Trt- City Besch Road Include Robert Schaadt and Villains* Williams. Richard Adklns and his 6-year-old son Pierce, left photo, stand by a bust of Sam Houston unveiled at their Cedar Point home. The Adkins family now lives on the land once occupied by the Houston family.

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