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A magical history tour in Dixon

Published: Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Dixon Main Street Executive Director Josh Albrecht gestures Friday morning toward a plaque on the Old Lee County Courthouse lawn to a group of fourth-graders from St. Mary School. The class took its annual architectural tour around the downtown Dixon, exploring the city and learning its history.

Local historian Duane Paulsen points toward the mural hanging at Peace Park while giving a tour Friday morning to Amanda Fuger's fourth-grade class at St. Anne School in Dixon. Classes from St. Anne and St. Mary School took their annual architectural tour of downtown Dixon to learn about the city's history.

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