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A drive by at the west end of Main Street, Lena, makes clear that the warmth of the stone base of the tower, topped by the pleasant glowing brick, it is nonetheless a masterpiece in masonry. Its height was achieved in the days before mechanical cranes or tall jibs to expedite the craftsmanship...100 feet above the earth. But, of course, it took a number of years to rise at all.

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Milledgeville Founders' Day

Bree Hastman and Anthony Speers are your 2009 Little Miss and Little Mister winners. They competed for the title during Milledgeville's Founders Day event. Go to for exclusive video of the event celebrating the village's 85th Anniversary. (PA photos/Tom Kocal)

Tractor Pull

Aiden Barkley gives it all he's got during the Kiddie Tractor Pull held during Milledgeville's Founders Day activities.

Video by Tom Kocal