July 4, 1965, Appleton Post-Crescent
This Sunday news magazine article provides a detailed and quite entertaining accounting of how Neenah and Menasha showed up Appleton in their 4th of July events way back in 1865. At least the good citizens of Appleton had alternatives to just sitting home on their porches.
I'm taking the next week off from the blog, so let me wish you a happy and extended holiday weekend! See you back here on July 11th!