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Reagan statue dedicated in Tampico

Published: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 10:32 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 12:55 p.m. CST
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Sculptor Ted McElhiney (right) talks with Amy McElhiney at the dedication ceremony Sunday afternoon for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Statue and Memorial Walkway at Reagan Park in Tampico. Amy and her late husband, Lloyd, longtime volunteers at the Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum, were instrumental in getting the funding for the statue.
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Former 90th District state Rep. Jerry Mitchell, of Dixon, was the master of ceremonies as Tampico dedicated its Ronald Reagan Boyhood Statue and Memorial Walkway Sunday afternoon at Reagan Park. J. David Arnold, president of Eureka College, was the speaker. Refreshments were served at the Tampico Historical Society Museum, after the ceremony.
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Dixon Mayor Jim Burke is among those gathered for the dedication ceremony for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Statue and Memorial Walkway Sunday at Reagan Park in Tampico.
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People gather around the Ronald Reagan Boyhood statue after a dedication ceremony for the new sculpture Sunday afternoon in Tampico.

Sculptor Ted McElhiney (right) talks with Amy McElhiney at the dedication ceremony Sunday afternoon for the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Statue and Memorial Walkway at Reagan Park in Tampico. Amy and her late husband, Lloyd, longtime volunteers at the Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum, were instrumental in getting the funding for the statue.

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