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Bean dinner tradition is more than 100 years old

Bean dinner tradition is more than 100 years old

| August 16, 2021

The annual  GAR  (Grand Army of the Republic) Bean Dinner is held the third  Sunday in August in Newcastle’s McElwee Park every year in commemoration of the Charles C. Nichols Post, formed in 1867 to support widows and orphans. The first bean dinner got its start on the Nichols Farm West of Newcastle. “It’s been 154 years that we’ve had […]

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Bean dinner to be pick up only

Bean dinner to be pick up only

| August 7, 2020

The 153rd annual G.A.R. Bean Dinner will take place on the customary third Sunday in August at McElwee Park in New Castle. This year a new format will be pick up only on Sunday, Aug. 16 because of COVID-19. The bean dinner will be held drive-thru style. Food will be available from 11 a.m. to […]

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New Castle buzzes with activity for 149th bean dinner

New Castle buzzes with activity for 149th bean dinner

| August 22, 2016

NEW CASTLE – The village of New Castle, located on U.S. Route 36 near the Knox County line in Coshocton County, celebrated the 149th annual G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) bean dinner and the 100th anniversary of the Walhonding Rube Band on Sunday, Aug. 21 at McElwee Park. Regular attendees and guests alike enjoyed […]

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149th GAR Bean Dinner to be Aug. 21

149th GAR Bean Dinner to be Aug. 21

| August 18, 2016

NEW CASTLE – The 149th annual GAR Bean Dinner will be Sunday, Aug. 21, the customary third Sunday in August at McElwee Park in New Castle. The day begins with church services at 10 a.m. hosted by the New Castle Ministries. Everyone is welcome. A local Boy Scout troop will lead flag rising at 11:15 […]

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148th GAR Bean Dinner approaching

148th GAR Bean Dinner approaching

| August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW CASTLE – The 148th annual GAR Bean Dinner will take place on the customary third Sunday in August (Aug. 16) at McElwee Park in New Castle. The day begins with church services at 10 a.m. hosted by The New Castle Ministries. Everyone is welcome. A local Boy Scout troop will lead the flag raising […]

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