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Necedah 100 sets date to commemorate World War I homecoming

To mark the end of World War 1, a homecoming event was held in Necedah in June of 1919. In addition to honoring the returning service men and women, this event was also about honoring the settlers and founders of the town, building relationships within the larger community of Juneau County, and encouraging as many former residents as possible to visit.

Necedah 100 is a weekend of events inspired by this 1919 homecoming and taking place 100 years later from June 27-30.

June 27 will feature, a summer school musical and an author talk with Mike Larson, author of “Dear Delia;” June 28 will feature, a cemetery tour, cooking demo, a dinner theater; June 29 will feature, a pancake breakfast, car show, a movie screening of “Dawn of the Dead Arrow,” cemetery tour, homecoming dance; June 30 will feature, a parade, veterans wall dedication, and dinner theater.

For more information and to register, visit necedah100.weebly.com, email mmaddox@necedahschools.org or call 608-565-2256.

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