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By Dena Martin
the Times 

Drive-through history

Dennis Mulcahy follows his grandfather's past


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The Fisk Jubilee singers performed in the traveling performance.

WAITSBURG-The Times got a little drive-through history lesson last week when a gentleman stopped in to check out the building and shared that he was following the trail his grandfather had taken while playing clarinet in a band in the early 1900s. Dennis Mulcahy, of San Jose, Calif., spoke with The Times advertising/office manager Teeny McMunn and shared photos and newspaper snippets about the band.

His grandfather, Raymond Clow, was born in 1889 and came through Waitsburg in 1905, at the age of 16. Mulcahy was in possession of a little calendar booklet that showed the stops the band made d...

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