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Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 pm | Updated: 1:32 pm, Thu Aug 8, 2013.

In 1763, some dozen years before England’s King George III had his hands full with the Revolutionary War, and long before he supposedly went mad, he incorporated the towns of Gilsum and Alstead. That makes them 250 years old, and this weekend their sestercentennial celebrations are on in earnest.

Alstead’s big birthday bash takes place this Saturday and Sunday, although the town has events planned right through October. On Saturday the town will throw a parade, dance to live music, share a community-wide supper, and offer numerous family activities centered on Millot Green. Sunday’s highlights include a town-wide ecumenical service on Millot Green, followed by a potluck picnic and bonfire.

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