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Old Thornton Photo/Artifact Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who entered the Old Thornton Photo/Artifact Contest. Here are the results!


Oldest Artifact:

1st Place – Jim Rupcich

1800s Abstract of Title

Thornton Coverlet


Oldest Artifact:

2nd Place – Pat Rupcich

1932 Thornton Public School Program

$25 Jimbooo’s Gift Card


Oldest Artifact:

3rd Place – Margaret Webb

1941 Thornton Township HS Program

Historical Society T-shirt


Favorite Artifact:

1st Place – Dan Lamoureux

Pit Tap clipboard

Thornton Coverlet


Favorite Artifact:

2nd Place – Harry Nelson

Ken & Dick’s menu

$25 Jimbooo’s Gift Card


Favorite Artifact:

3rd Place – Kim Atkinson

Progressive Party clip

Historical Society T-shirt


Oldest Photo

1st Place – Janet Sanders

1900 Zander 4 Generations

Thornton Coverlet


Favorite Photo

1st Place – Sandy Garza

Ferris kids

Thornton Coverlet


Favorite Photo

2nd Place – Tony Pratscher

Lincoln Oasis being built

$25 Jimbooo’s Gift Card


Favorite Photo

3rd Place – Unknown

Mr. Donelson and class

Historical Society T-shirt


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