Alton isn't the only town in Madison County celebrating 175 years.  Highland, in the southwest corner of the county, is having its celebration today.  Peg Bellm is coordinating the celebration, which began last night.

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There are the usual events you would expect at such a celebration:  a parade today, entertainment, and plenty to do for the kids.  But there's one event that's sure to please history buffs, called the Milestones Walk.  The 175th Jubilee runs through tomorrow night.  It also includes special presentations at the Highland Speedway.  More information is online at this link:

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