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    City of Naperville

    Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Old time artillery firing during Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.

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    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek continues south on Washington St.

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    Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Large crowd as seen from the bandshell.

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    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek going west on Randolph Street.

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    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Joe Naper trek-leaders, Mr. Eldon Hatch and Mrs. Madeline Hatch on horseback.

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    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek members in covered wagon, Sesquicentennial Chairman Frank Allston waving hat.

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    Street party on Chicago Avenue between Main & Washington following the parade. Large American flag over the crowd.

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    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Horse trek led by Eldon Hatch (bearded) turning from Monroe Street onto Michigan Avenue.

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    Main Sesquicentennial parade. View of spectators lining Mill Street.

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    Naperville Veterans' and young folks' parade. Naperville North High School Band.

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 119

    City of Naperville

    Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Old time artillery firing during Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.

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    Children at the Exhibit at the Naperville Trade Fair, Merner Field House, North Central College. (Arthur Reed and Mary Zwick)

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    Riverwalk Dedication. Crowd assembled under banners at east end of Riverwalk.

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    Riverwalk Dedication. Mayor Chester Rybicki and Mrs. Lillian ("Mickey") Rybicki.

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    Mayor's golf tourney, Cress Creek Club. City Attorney, Marvin Glink and Mrs. Glink.

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    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Parade lead: modern Cadillac with Miss Sesquicentennial, Jodi Lohrentz and her court.

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    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Horse-drawn Standard Oil tanker from Amoco.

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    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Crowd at Riverwalk Plaza opposite reviewing stand on Main Street.

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    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Lester Schrader beside his painting of Joe Naper's 1831 trek.

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    City of Naperville

    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Picnic and festivities in Centennial park following arrival of trek.

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