CALHOUN'S SESQUICENTENNIAL 1856-2006 - Flashback 50 Years


By Bob Weaver

Fifty years ago most Calhoun citizens got into Calhoun's 100th anniversary(1956) - the Centennial Celebration.

Audrey Gainer Garretson in her homemade centennial
outfit, 1956 (Photo compliments of Brenda Konarske)

Former school superintendent Troea Morrison
and his wife Veda pose with their official centennial
outfits, 1956 (Photo compliments of Gary Campbell)

When locals failed to abide by the rules of the Calhoun Centennial
(1956), they got a trial before a kangaroo court and locked in a stockade
at the Calhoun courthouse (Photo compliments of Gary Campbell)

Early morning street scene with Al Criss, Main Street, Grantsville,
Calhoun Centennial 1956 (Photo compliments of Gary Campbell)