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Historical society to hold reunion at Schoolhouse #8 Sunday

POWNAL — Schoolhouse #8 is coming back to life. On Sunday, Aug. 25, the Pownal Historical Society plans to host a "mini class reunion" and open house from 1-3 p.m. at the schoolhouse at 2758 …

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