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OLD SETTLERS DAY was for most of its history a county reunion. Even when the old settlers had passed on to their reward, it was yet regarded as a get-together of friends and family from throughout the county. But changes were a 'comin.'

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Shannon's Fourth of July Celebration

Fireworks like these at Shannon Lions Park were featured all weekend during the Independence Day celebrations in Hanover, Mt. Carroll, Savanna and Shannon. It only rained Saturday, but cleared up in time for the show. (PA photos/Andrew Williamson)

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