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"Porterville Then and Now"

Porterville's Sesquicentennial- 150 years Since Royal Porter Putnam founded Porterville!


Event Photos:

Jeff Edwards, right, shows the crowd at the 2011 Porterville Fair on May 12th, the striking resemblance between Monte Reyes, left, and Porterville's founder,
Royal Porter Putnam.

Whiskerino (Beard Contest) judging at the 2011 Porterville Fair.  Cash prizes were given to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.  Final judging is scheduled for November 2011.

Members of the Sesquicentennial Committee, from left, John McWillliams, Monte Reyes, Bill "Two Bears" Horst, Heather Raymond, Benny Huerta and Jeff Edwards.

Krazy Daze:
Sesqui Queen (left) Alexis Bowles
Sesqui Princess (right) Chassidy Eastep

Krazy Daze Outhouse Races
From left, Porterville Fire Fighters Association, Porterville Elks and the Jackass Mail Run Committee.

Jackass Mail Run Outhouse Team

Porterville Elks Outhouse Team

Porterville Fire Fighter Association
Outhouse Team

Entertainment at Pioneer Days

Preparing for the Anvil Salute at the Pioneer Days Celeberation June 25th.

Heather, curator at the Zalud House, and Benny, of Paranormal Movement Investigations (PMI), at the 2011
Porterville Fair.

Local Historian, Jeff Edwards, speaks at Sesquicentennial Night at the Porterville Fair.

Sesquicentennial Committee members Wendy Taylor (left) and Rebecca Ybarra at
Pioneer Days, June 25, 2011.

The All America City Run entering Downtown Porterville.

Kevin Gibson, left, of the Jackass Mail Run Committee and guest Monte Montana are held up by awaiting highwayman, Dan Hogan.

Hold up during Pioneer Days

Roof top of City Hall

Sesquicentennial Members at Pioneer Days from left, Dan Hogan, Monte Reyes, Rick Elkins and John McWilliams.

Old Fashioned Firemen's Muster

Bucket Brigade at Pioneer Days

Credits:  Heather Raymond, Benny Huerta and Dan Holloway for the wonderful photos.

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