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Ford birthday celebrated, city unveils new driving app

POSTED: August 3, 2013 5:00 a.m.
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Maddie Palmer poses with a wax sculpture of Henry Ford on Tuesday during the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Ford’s birthday and the unveiling of Richmond Hill’s new historical driving tour app.

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Officials with the Richmond Hill Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Richmond Hill Historical Society gathered Tuesday night at the Richmond Hill Museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Henry Ford, the city’s founder.
And in honor of the celebration, the CVB unveiled its Coastal Bryan Heritage Trail Driving Tour app, an interactive, GPS-enabled program that offers “the rest of the story” to the more than 40 historical markers erected at places significant to the history of Richmond Hill, according to Chris Sheppard, executive director of the CVB.

Read full story in Aug. 3 issue of the Bryan County News

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