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Monumental event in Catasauqua

Wednesday, May 1, 2013 by The Press in Focus

Dedication of the George Taylor House Monument, presented by Lehigh County in celebration of its 200th anniversary, is 1 - 4 p.m. May 5, opening day, George Taylor House 35 S. Front St., Catasauqua.

Events include:

Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 Honor Guard salute;

Sheckler Elementary School Band performance, 2 p.m.;

George Taylor House guided tours 2 - 4 p.m.;

May Day Maypole dances and crafts for children, 3 p.m.;

Springtime arts and crafts

Hickory Grove plant sale

Food and beverage vendors

It is recommended that attendees bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Also, Biery House will be open 1 - 4 p.m. May 5.

The George Taylor House is a National Historic Landmark. It was built in 1768 by George Taylor, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Information: 610-264-0572