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Salem And Washington County Celebrating Bicentennial Saturday
Updated September 24, 2014 9:21 AM | Filed under: Event
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(SALEM) - A birthday party 200 years in the making will take place this Saturday, in Salem as both Salem and Washington County celebrate its founding in 1814.

Events will kick off on Saturday morning with a Bicentennial edition of the 2nd Annual WSLM - Washington County Family YMCA Rock N Run at 7 a.m.

At 9 a.m. the Salem Public Library will take the top off the 1964 time capsule. Items will be removed and publically put on display at the library at 4 p.m.

Salem Mayor David Bower will hold a free public brunch at the American Legion at 10 a.m.

At noon, several organizations will hold a Birthday party for kids on the courthouse lawn.

Later at 2 p.m. the bicentennial parade will be held, followed by WSLM's Homegrown Concert live on the south side of the Courthouse.

The concert includes local and regional acts who will be playing from 4 p.m. till 10 p.m.. The concert is free. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy.

Fireworks will end the evening at the Washington County Fairgrounds at dusk.

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