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After the flag-raising ceremony by the Payson Military Honor Guard, guests and dignitaries from the town and museum staff were ushered upstairs to the second floor of the museum to preview the new exhibit, Arizona’s Story — A Rim Country View. The information on the wall reads from left to right and covers the progress and development of Rim Country over the last 100 years.

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Rim Country Museum opens Arizona Centennial exhibit

As part of the state’s celebration of its centennial birthday on Feb. 14, Payson’s Rim Country Museum opened its special Centennial exhibit, Arizona’s Story — A Rim Country View. A special opening ceremony took place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, with a flag-raising ceremony, remarks by museum officials and Mayor Kenny Evans. Guests were also given a preview of the exhibit, which took a year to create and opened to the public Wednesday, Feb. 15.


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