Felicity to celebrate 175 years

The village of Felicity is preparing to celebrate the 175th birthday (sesquicentennial) of the incorporation of the community that took place on March 14, 1836.

The birthday celebration is scheduled to take place May 13-15, 2011.

Jim Shafer is the chairman of the Sesquicentennial Committee.

“The main purpose of this tremendous event is for education, village history, community involvement, a return of former residents, and bringing new people into town,” Shafer said.