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Object Name Invitation
Object ID 2013.008.003
Summary Invitation, The Turning Point: Guilford County's American Revolution Bicentennial Celebration, 1976. Tri-fold, on white cardstock paper. Front features red, white, and blue Commission logo above text "The Turning Point / GUILFORD COUNTY'S BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION". Three inside pages are headed "Festival 1776: The Turning Point", "Heritage 1781: The Turning Point", and "Horizons 1976: The Turning Point". Each page features a line drawing and text describing the significance of each theme and date. Each page also contains information about local events celebrating the Bicentennial; events include a July 4th celebration, Historic Guilford Month (March 14-April 14, 1976), and an exhibit at the Greensboro Coliseum. Of the two reverse pages, one contains information about the Commission and the other features a line drawing of The Potter House, Commission headquarters.
Date 1976
People Furmanski, Richard
Froelich, Jacob H., Jr.
Hagan, Charles T., Jr.
Powell, Annie Mae Walker
Lambeth, Phyllis
Lewis, McDaniel
Harden, John
Robinson, Blackwell P.
MacLamroc, James Gwaltney Westwarren
Cone, Sydney, Jr.
Burford, Samuel E.
Wood, Franklin Harriss, Jr.
Search Terms Guilford County American Revolution Bicentennial Commission
American Revolution Bicentennial
Revolutionary War
Potter House
Credit Line Gift of Richard Furmanski