Saturday, September 13, 2008

Arcata Sesquicentennial

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Eleven Arcata Mayors

Eleven Arcata Mayors

Ten of Arcata's former mayors joined Mayor Mark Wheetley (on right in top hat) on the Arcata Plaza today to celebrate the city's 150th anniversary. Those who spoke uniformly had trouble pronouncing sesquicentennial (seskwisenˈtenēəl). Perhaps to mark the occasion, someone had decorated the statue of William McKinley with a brassiere. No one made any attempt to remove it.

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