March 27, 2012 – Those interested in celebrating Alton’s history have another commemorative item at their disposal.

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A coin honoring the 175th anniversary of Alton’s incorporation as a City is available for sale at the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau, located at 200 Piasa Street in downtown Alton.  The coins are available at $10 per piece.

“We felt that a coin would be a great keepsake for the anniversary,” said Mayor Tom Hoechst.

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The commemorative coin is just one item highlighting 175 years of Alton available for sale at the Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau.  Commemorative t-shirts, lapel pins, and window clings are also available for purchase.  A commemorative license plate will be available for purchase later this spring.

There will be a celebration of Alton’s history on July 21st, starting at 4:00 P.M., at the Amphitheater.  Music, food, fireworks, and Alton’s history will be on display. 

For more information on the events surrounding the 175th anniversary, please visit, http://www.facebook.com/alton175

 

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