4th of July

My first Fourth in Creswell

Erica Barr/The Creswell Chronicle

Standing in the middle of Holt Park in the early hours of July 4, I was excited to witness this year's event - my first Fourth in Creswell. The theme, ”Out of This World,” commemorated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. moon landing.
I have never experienced this type of community before. Standing in line for the pancake breakfast, I overheard locals talking to each other about their families. Neighbors knew each other's names. It reminded me of the movie ”Pleasantville.”
I had . . .