100 Years Ago

Memorial Picnic Big Success


August 19, 2021

Herald of Aug. 19, 1921

The auditor’s report of the Cove Memorial picnic showed it was a financial success. A net profit of $1,213 resulted from gross receipts of $2,328 less total expenditures of $1,115. The picnic attracted the interest of people outside the Cove. Special mention was made of the generous donation of 300 loaves of bread from the Haller Bakery of Altoona and a large quarter of beef from the Home Dressed Meat Co. A three-day event was in plans for next year when the dedication of the grove and an athletic field would become an asset to Cove people.

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