A poem about Tell City from 1908

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A poem written by F. J. George on the occasion of Tell City’s semicentennial celebration in 1908 was recalled as the city’s centennial observance approached in 1958. It is to be sung to the tune of “Maryland, My Maryland” or “O Tannenbaum.” A copy was furnished to the News in time for the centennial in 1958 by Mrs. William Becker. It was given to her by Theodore “Doc” George, son of the late F. J. George. She recalled it and passed a copy on to the News. F. J.

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