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Photo for Plaque Honoring Blue Bird No. 1 Unveiled in Downtown Perry

Plaque Honoring Blue Bird No. 1 Unveiled in Downtown Perry

Historic Downtown Perry is the home of the first Blue Bird bus. A plaque was unveiled at the corner of Ball and Commerce Streets to commemorate this history. Members of the Perry Area Historical Society, City of Perry Main Street Advisory Board, Downtown Development Authority, and Promotions Committee were present to hear Ellie Loudermilk, Perry Area Historical Society Director, read the history of the existing building. In 1927, Albert Luce constructed the bus body from steel,...



Photo for Celebrating National Historic Preservation Month

Celebrating National Historic Preservation Month

We proudly recognize May as National Historic Preservation Month. The National Trust for Historic Preservation was established in 1973 as a way to promote historic places for the purpose of instilling national and community pride, promoting heritage tourism, and showing the social and economic benefits of historic preservation. Mrs. Ellie Loudermilk, president of the Perry Area Historical Society, is pictured with City of Perry Downtown Manager Jazmin Thomas, and Mayor...



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