Century Celebrates 108 Years Of History

March 30, 2008

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The Alger-Sullivan Historical Society celebrated the 108th birthday of Century Saturday with a day of activities.

108century35.jpgThe day began at 9:00 with the raising of the colors. There was a “War Between the States skirmish” reenacted, as well as an authentic Civil War canon firing. Visitors had the opportunity to visit a civil war campsite, enjoy food and live music, and visit the museums. A Mayberry sheriff’s car and Barney Fife look-a-like (pictured left, click to enlarge) were also on hand.

The events took place in the area of the Alger-Sullivan Historical District at Fourth and and Jefferson streets in Century.

For a complete photo gallery from Century’s 108th birthday celebration, click here.

Pictured above: A Civil War era cannon was fired for the 108th birthday of Century Saturday. Notice the fire shooting out of the front of the cannon at the exact moment it fired. Pictured below: A Civil War camp was setup in the Alger-Sullivan Historical District in Century. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.

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