Souvenir Program from 1930 Celebration

Souvenir Program from the Sesqui-Centennial Celebration

A souvenir program with some introductory remarks and a list of events:

  • 8:00 AM: Airplane stunt flying at Aviation Field
  • 9:00 AM: Two military band concerts
    • One on Railroad Ave. beside Mountainview Hotel
    • One on Piedmont Ave. at the City Hall lot
  • 10:00 AM: Football game at Speedway Park: Erskine College vs. Lenoir-Rhyne College
  • 12:00 PM: Parade forms on East King St.
  • 1:00 PM: President Herbert Hoover arrives, welcomed by a 21-gun salute
  • 1:10 PM: President Hoover reviews the military parade from the Presidential Stand on West Mountain St.
  • 2:00 PM: President Hoover and his party leave for the battleground
    • Presidential Address
    • Unveiling of Monument to Col. Ferguson
    • Other events
  • 3:30 PM: Football game at Speedway Park: Erskine freshmen vs. Lenoir-Rhyne freshmen
  • 4:00 PM: Two military band concerts
  • 4:30 PM: Historical pageant at Central High School Auditorium
  • 5:00 PM: Return of President Hoover from the battleground and departure of his train
  • 8:00 PM: Historical pageant at Central High School Auditorium
  • 9:00 PM–1:00 AM: Street dance on Piedmont Ave. in front of City Hall; music by “Del Padgett’s Troubles”
  • 10:00 PM: Fireworks at Aviation Field
Souvenir Program from 1930 Celebration
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