Memories of Growing Up in Marysville

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Editor’s note: This is the 51st of a series about growing up in Marysville during the late 1930s and the 1940s written by Bill Boyd. Each article is a snapshot of the people, businesses and activities during that era as seen through the eyes of a young boy.
Boyd was born in Marysville in 1932, graduated from Marysville High School in 1950, and lived the greater part of his life here.
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Cannon memories
One of my favorite things in Marysville when I was a six-year-old kid was the World War I cannon in the courthouse lawn. It stood on a concrete base pointing north, directly across Fifth Street. There were two smaller, Civil War cannons a few yards away, that pointed in the same general direction.
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(Those wishing to contact Bill Boyd can email him at bill@davidwboyd.com)

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