Verona celebrates it's 159th Birthday

Credit: WTVA ABC Tupelo, MS
Published on July 14, 2019 -
The oldest city in Lee County turned 159.

Verona celebrates it's 159th Birthday

City in lee county celebrated it's 159th birthday today.

As of today, verona is 159 years old!

People in verona gathered today at city hall to celebrate the day their city was born.

At the event, community leaders recognized some of the oldest people, businesses, and even cars in the town... they ate hot dogs, hamburgers, cupcakes, and also shared their favorite stories about verona.

-jessie gilmore- was at the event and she says she feels honored to call verona her home.

My birthday wish for the city of verona is for everybody gathered here today to enjoy each other and to enjoy their city and community."

Political candidates from verona were also given a chance to introduce themselves at the event as well happy birthday

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