A PROCLAMATION OF THE 2011 CITY OF LINN CENTENNIAL

 

WHEREAS, the City of Linn, located in beautiful Osage County, was founded by settlers who dreamed of better lives;
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WHEREAS, in 1842, the city of Linn, formerly known as Linnville, was established as the county seat of Osage County;
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WHEREAS, the City of Linn was formally designated a village in the year 1899;
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WHEREAS, Linn’s population in 1911 was 550, and today it has grown to 1,459;
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WHEREAS, we cannot, and should not, forget those individuals and organizations whose efforts and labor over the past one hundred years resulted in the quality of life that we enjoy today;
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WHEREAS, On October 3, 1911, the citizens of the village of Linn voted to establish Linn as a fourth class city;
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WHEREAS, to honor its early settlers, its first Mayor, John Peters, and its namesake, United States Senator Lewis F. Linn;
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WHEREAS, Linn continues to be a beautiful, vibrant community of citizens who continue to have dreams and visions for the future;

NOW THEREFORE, I, Dwight Massey, by virtue of the authority vested in me as the Mayor of Linn, hereby proclaim the year 2011 as the City of Linn’s Centennial Year, reminding everyone celebrating this Centennial that we should honor the past, celebrate the present, and continue to imagine the future.

                                                Given under my hand and Seal of the City of Linn this 16th day of May, 2011

 

                                                By: Dwight Massey, Mayor

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Useful Centennial Event Forms:
Parade Registration Form

Parade Rules
Parade Poster
Vendor Invitation Letter
Vendor Contract and Rules


You can also visit our Centennial Website at:
www.granddandy.com
Where you will find more information about the event!



Click here to view the Linn 2010 Annual Water Quality Report