Opening of time capsule kicks off sesquicentennial

Gary Mabrey, Johnson City vice-mayor Joe Wise and Johnson City commissioners Todd Fowler and Dr. Larry Calhoun look on as youngsters help unveil a new city flag during Johnson City’s sesquicentennial kickoff event last Saturday. PHOTO BY DAVE ONGIE
Several photographs taken throughout Johnson City’s history were on display Saturday. PHOTO BY DAVE ONGIE
Vance Cheek Sr., the self-professed “last man standing” from the 1969 Johnson City Board of Commissioners gives some opening remarks during the event. PHOTO BY DAVE ONGIE
A scrapbook of newspaper stories was available for the public to examine. PHOTO BY DAVE ONGIE
Lewis Wexler presents some of the items that were retrieved from the time capsule. PHOTO BY DAVE ONGIE

About Author

Comments are closed.