One hundred and twenty years ago, Yellow Springs residents were celebrating the Fourth of July much like we will be celebrating tomorrow night at Gaunt Park.
As published in The Yellow Springs Torch, on July 5, 1895:
The Fourth of July in this place was duly celebrated by our citizens. Those who could get away went out of town, even if they had to walk to the river. The fire works on the night previous and on the Fourth of July night eclised [eclipsed] anything that we have had in that line for many years. It was a big time with sky rockets, baloons (sic) and fire crackers galore. Read Full Article →