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The Dow Chemical Collection - 20th Anniversary Celebration (1963)
Lake Jackson Historical Museum
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    The anniversary festivities coincided with Lake Jackson's Plantation Days celebration, hence the women in period costume
    Dow engineer Fred Latham oversaw the plaque dedication ceremony. Latham suggested the Founder's Day celebration during a meeting of the Lake Jackson Jaycees. 
    The plaque reads: The Citizens of Lake Jackson hereby honor A.P. Beutel and Alden B. Dow, through whose vision and determination was created this City of Enchantment in the heart of a great oak forest of Brazoria County.
    Founder's Day parade