- Item 68434 - Beanie's Public Beach Dedication, Strong, ca. 1963
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- Item 68434
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After purchasing the shoreland property, and constructing and equipping the beach, the American Legion Johnson-Cox Post 78, dedicated the beach in memory of Milton R. "Beanie" Bean, a devoted Legionnaire killed in a hunting accident in 1961. The beach was named Beanie's Public Beach.Show Details
Attending the dedication were, front row, left to right: his son, Stephen Bean; grandmother, Jennie Lambert; mother, Gladys Lambert Bean; father, C. Raymond Bean; widow, Miriam Bean Gilbert; son, Alan Bean.
Back row: Legionnaires Winston Beal, Albert Read and Paul Worthley; Rev. John Hoffman; Legionnaire Norman Libby.