Botetourt County History for September 16 Edition

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This mannequin is wearing the costume worn in the 1970 Botetourt County Bicentennial pageant. It was worn by Valydia Scott Coon Smith. The 14-foot bench that the mannequin is sitting on is from the original courthouse and is in the Museum Courthouse Gallery.
The Botetourt Historical Museum has a special new exhibit featuring the costumes and artifacts, and a film of the 1970 BI-Centennial held in Botetourt.

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