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Fort Benton celebrates 175th Birthday at the Summer Celebration

 

June 30, 2021

It was a hot weekend for last weekend's Summer Celebration in Fort Benton, which was a total success after its cancellation last summer due to the Covid lockdowns. This year's theme was Fort Benton's 175th Birthday, commemorating the founding of the town in 1846. Turnout was strong this year, despite last year's cancellation and ongoing concerns about the spread of Covid.

I spoke with Dianne Jones, who helps out with the fundraising for park repairs and maintenance at the Pool Repair Committee and EMT fundraiser breakfast. "My part is pool repair. I help the city with anything in the park...



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