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Historians visit graves of transportation pioneers

From the days of covered wagons and horse-drawn carriages to modern automobiles and airplanes, many Logan County residents have played key roles in the development of transportation.

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Participants in the Logan County Historical Society’s cemetery walk Wednesday evening stand near  monument erected by the Canby family in the Bellefontaine Cemetery as tour guide John McPherson describes the Canby family’s local connection with transportation. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

And with the Logan County Historical Society’s new transportation museum set for completion by the end of the year, the society’s annual cemetery walk Wednesday evening was an ideal opportunity for members to reflect on those people’s lives.

“Everything is geared toward transportation because of the new museum,” Secretary Bonnie Hansen said. “Everybody we see tonight will have something to do with the transportation museum and the artifacts we will have there.”

Read the complete story in Thursday's Examiner.

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