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OLD SETTLERS DAYS: Festival builds memories for 110th year

June 10, 2013

Glenn Snapp, of Columbia City, is the president of Old Settlers Days 2013. Post & Mail file photo

COLUMBIA CITY — June marks the official start of summer, graduations and Columbia City’s festival — Old Settlers Days (OSD).

This year will mark the 110th annual Old Settlers Day & Legion Festival. Attractions and events will start Tuesday, June 25 and continue through Saturday June 29.

OSD highlights

Tradition carries on with featured events consistently upheld each festival year, including the annual parade.

Dean Ramsey, of Columbia City, will be honored as the festival’s grand marshal for the parade set for Saturday June 25 at 5 p.m.

Joining him will be his wife Norma.

One in particular being naming of Old Settlers Day’s Oldest and Longing Continuous Citizen awards.

Last year’s festival honored Talbert “Pit” Pittenger and Elmer Heinley for the citizen awards.

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