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The Observer Paper 10/01/14
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Dedicated members keeping granges around the state operating
The Pleasant Grove Grange Hall west of Summerville once gave amateur thespians a chance to shine.
Skits were performed there twice a month for years on a stage with a curtain that added a decorative flair to the performance setting.
President Abraham Lincoln excluded Oregon, the Washington territory, California, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Nevada and Idaho from the draft throughout the Civil War.
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