Fenton's 175th Birthday

The 175th birthday of Fenton is highlighted by the opening of Gravois Bridge

Sometimes I enjoy becoming a photojournalist for a day, and that was so Saturday August 25th.  I have fallen in love with the Old Towne Fenton community and I enjoyed the heck out of photographing such an important day.  I mostly focused my attention on the opening ceremony for the New Gravois Bridge, then put my camera away and spent the rest of the day enjoying the celebration.

By the way, thanks to everyone that came to my photo exhibit of Gravois Bridge the night before and a special thanks to the Studio Corner for hosting the event.  For those who missed it, The Studio Corner will continue to display some of the images. Also a special thanks to the Fenton Chamber of Commerce for using one of my images for their t-shirt.



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Zoda Nancy Przygoda August 27, 2012 at 07:13 PM
Ferd, again You have been a part of Old Towne Fenton Big Up, You are someone not just a Artist, but a Artist with a heart for the love of Old Towne fenton... my thoughts: What a wonderful event for Fenton and Joe Clark new addition" the Garden Patio Bar and seating for so many, many more friends and family, what a great day . Ferd was there with he wonderful eye for the fun, I think the best shot was the "Knights of Columbus: they remind me of "The Rat Pack" and of Tanner, who is always there to help:) Big Up Fenton, Big Up!
joan moser August 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Ferd these show what a strong and active community Fenton is. You captured that nicely!! I didn't realize the bridge opening coincided with the 175th anniversary. It took me a moment to figure that all out. I love the photos of the old bridge coming down and chose one to buy while at the gallery. And I agree with Zoda.. the "Knights" photo is great!
Ferd August 28, 2012 at 11:52 AM
I love the "Knights too... they were a bit hesitant letting me shoot them because they weren't in full dress yet.
Pam Chesney August 28, 2012 at 04:12 PM
Pictures are perfect. We are blessed to have your dedication Ferd. Jon and I drove over the new bridge Friday evening it is wonderful! Pam Chesney
Pam Chesney August 28, 2012 at 04:13 PM
Love the patch!


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