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Baileyville Illinois in Stephenson/Ogle County celebrated its Sesquicentennial August 4 & 5, 2007.

The celebration included:
Saturday, August 4, 2007
9 a.m. - Tours of 1850 Greek Revival Home
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts & crafts, food vendors, car show
10 a.m. - parade including Forreston High School Band
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Pork roast dinner $7 ea
1 p.m. Program - speakers, singing, Cranes Grove cemetery walk
2 p.m. Five cent ice cream cones
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Wagon tours of Baileyville, 25 historic points of interest, tours of 1850 Greek Revival home
3 p.m. - Cranes Grove Cemetery Walk

Sunday, August 5, 2007
10 a.m. Church service in tent - Rev. Neal Busker, Rev. Paul Ruter, Rev. Lyman Erickson, Rev. Elwyn Zimmerman

A History of Baileyville Book was published to commemorate this event!

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