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Dedications

The  transcript below shows the July 13, 1969 dedication program for the Daniel Boone,
 Lester Solomon, Sitting Bull and Piomingo statue. This was the last statue to be formally dedicated. 
The right column shows all the previous dedications of the E.T. Wickham statues.
               PROGRAM                         PAST DEDICATIONS AT UNITED SPORTSMAN CLUB
Master of Ceremonies ........Hon. William O. Beach         1959 - Statue honoring killed in action  
                             Montgomery County Judge              in World Wars I & II-Districts 18,19,
                                                                  & 20 of Montgomery County, Tenn.
Flag Raising ................Walter Jackson                      
                                                                  Dedication Address..Estes Kefauver
Invocation ..................Rev. Garner Smith                    
                             Pastor,Fairview Baptist       1960 - Statues of Dr. John Wickham and other
                             Church,Dickson,Tenn.                 Doctors of the 19th District

Review of past dedications                                        Dedication Address..Judge Wm. O. Beach
  Recognition of work........Roscoe Pickering                      
                             Floterial Representative      1961 - Statues of Andrew Jackson and Alvin York

           DEDICATION REMARKS                                     Dedication Address..Prof. Milton Henry &
                                                                                      Judge W. D. Hudson
DANIEL BOONE.................Frank Runyon                          
                             State Representative          1962 - Statue of Austin Peay
   Unveiling of statue.......Mrs. John M. Conroy
                                                                  Dedication Address..Senator Halbert Harvill
SITTING BULL.................Arlen Schibig, student
                             APSU                          1963 - Statues of John F. Kennedy, Patrick Henry
   Unveiling of statue.......Mrs. John M. Conroy                  and Estes Kefauver
   
LESTER SOLOMON...............James W. Cross, Chm.                 Dedication Address..Congressman William 
                             Montgomery County Soil                                   R. Anderson
                             Conservation District
   Unveiling of statue.......Mrs. John M. Conroy           1965 - Statue of W.D. Hudson

Benediction..................Rev. Garner Smith                    Dedication Address..Collier Goodlett,Sr.
                             Pastor, Fairview Baptist
                             Church, Dickson, Tenn.        1966 - Statue of Sam Davis

Entertainment................Montgomery Co. Ramblers              Dedication Address..Frank Runyon

 

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1969 Dedication Program Dedication News Article 1 Dedication News Article 2
Original July 13, 1969 Dedication Program
1st article about Kennedy dedication
2nd article about Kennedy dedication