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Bygones: In 1922, 29 Civil War vets were set to march in Duluth parade

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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News Tribune, May 26, 1982

  • Bayfront Park planners returned to the drawing board yesterday after a feasibility study indicated Duluth couldn't support the 175- to 225-room hotel proposed for the park. The hotel would have anchored Bayfront Park, a 13-acre site west of the Arena-Auditorium overlooking the harbor.
  • The Institute of Afro-American Awareness will open a drop-in center called "On Track" this summer at the Central Hillside Community Center, 12 E. Fourth St. The drop-in center will be open all week during the summer and on weekends during the school year.

News Tribune, May 26, 1922

  • The Canadian government yesterday accepted an invitation from the U.S. State Department for preliminary negotiations on the development of the St. Lawrence ship canal. If negotiations go well, the issue will be put to a vote in the Canadian Parliament.
  • Duluth veterans of the Civil War always have a place of honor marching in the city's Memorial Day parade. From the hundreds of original members of Duluth's two Grand Army of the Republic posts, 29 members will march in this year's parade.
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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.
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