Four signs detailing the historical value of downtown Sedalia were unveiled Friday morning. Shown from left are Connie Patterson, Bothwell Regional Health Center; Sedalia Mayor Elaine Horn and Connie Smith, Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce executive director. All four signs are within a block-and-a-half of each other on Ohio Avenue.
Members of the Leadership Sedalia Class of 2011-12 hosted an unveiling ceremony of historic plaques in front of four businesses located within downtown Sedalia. The plaques highlight the building’s historical events, architecture and ownership, and includes a few little-known facts about the property.
Leadership Sedalia is presented by the Sedalia Area Chamber of Commerce and supported by many local organizations.
Each year, a new group of community members comprised of adults and high school students are given an opportunity to explore businesses within Sedalia, learn more about leadership characteristics and select a project beneficial to our community.
The Leadership Sedalia Class of 2011-12 researched and designed informational plaques to be displayed in front of historically significant buildings within the downtown area.
Friday’s unveiling ceremony took place on the west side of the Pettis County Courthouse, 415 S. Ohio. The unveiling continued to Hotel Bothwell (103 E. 4th), Total Look Salon (313 S. Ohio) and the Commerce Building (230 S. Ohio). A list of 20 “TagWhat” tags for the Sedalia area follows:
Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.