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Notable Observance of the Day in Concord.

Tuesday, August 20, was Concord's day in New Hamphire's Old Home Week celebration. At eleven o'clock the literary exercises of the day were held at the State Fair grounds, where eloquent addresses were delivered by men prominent in politics and letters. The celebration closed with the most elaborate display of fireworks ever seen in the state.

Full and complete accounts of the exercises of the day, including the many addresses, were published in the Concord papers. We make the following extracts from The People and Patriot:—

The hand that penned that beautiful line, "How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood," must have been guided by a keen touch of Old Home Week sentiment, for never have words been more wisely or truthfully written; never has such truth or wisdom been more emphasized than during the three celebrations of this festival in the three years past.

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August 29, 1901

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