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Dickens on the Strand
The Night Before Dickens
by Jim Guidry
Friday, November 30, 2007

Friday night found Dickens on the Strand participants setting up while early tourists visited the Downtown amenities.

Sylvia Beatty and a group of performers from Spring Branch in Houston posed for photos in front of the Dickens on the Strand Christmas Tree in Saengerfest Park. 
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The 19th Century Living History Association Confederate soldier re-enactors were setting up for the weekend, after a year off. Listen: RealPlayer   MP3

"The soldiers are back on the street," said Jack King, who has participated in the festival for a decade.  "Dwayne Jones being down here certainly took the lead in getting everything squared away and we are happy and grateful to be back down here making a contribution to Dickens on the Strand."

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