THIS DAY IN HISTORY: March 4 in photos

1954 - In 1892, Judge Samuel Hanna donated land at the southeast corner of Berry and Barr streets to the city to be used for a city hall. The building was completed in 1893 - at a total cost, including furnishings, of $69,256. That building continued as the city hall for decades, and is now the home of the History Center. In the basement of the building were two separate sections of jail cells, one for men and one for women. Here, in March 1954, Station Master Faud Adams inspects one of the eight cells in the men's block.
1999 - Ron Moser, left, and Rick Terry trim the turf from around the hole of a putting green at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, March 4 in preparation for the United Golf Show. They work for All American Synthetic Sports and Recreation Surfaces and go across the country building golf surfaces to exact topographic and condition specifications. The turf used in this display is the same used on the Golf Channel's "Academy Live" program.
2000 - Bishop Luers High School's Katie Gerardot, No. 33, holds up Breanne Nill as the two celebrate after beating Forest Park in the Class 2A title game
2009 - Matt Schlatter has 4,800 pigs in this facility near his home in Harlan. Schlatter believes these large "confined animal feeding operations" are good for the environment and economy, and has created a group seeking to address tensions between animal farmers and nearby homeowners.
2009 -Margaret Page turned 100 Wednesday, her family will be holding a celebration for her Saturday.
2009 -Charles Critchley has lived in the small east Allen County community of Maples for decades, so he's used to farms and animals. But that doesn't mean he wants a 4,000-hog facility to open a mile away.
2011 - The upper portion of a cane donated to The History Center. The cane reportedly was carved from a single piece of cottonwood by a Union soldier being held at Andersonville Prison in Georgia.
2013 - Cecylia Daczuk, left, personal assistant to Vera Bradley co-founder Barb Baekgaard, and Lucy Shope, manager of new store construction for Vera Bradley ready a respite care bedroom in preparation for the opening of Birchwood at A Day Way, an adult daycare for people with Alzheimer's disease. Vera Bradley signature bright colors and bold design are seen throughout the new facility at 8151 Glencarin Blvd., thanks to the personal involvement of Baekgaard.
2014 - Garrett junior Jared Estep, right, tries to pass around the defense of Concordia Lutheran sophomore Reggie Tharp during their Class 3A Sectional 22 first-round game Tuesday at New Haven. Concordia won 57-54.

News-Sentinel.com takes a daily look back at some of the historical people and events from our archives for this day of the calendar year through the years. We hope you enjoy our gallery.

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