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City Celebrates 175th Birthday

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Mayor Cedric Glover and a host of others will toast the City of Shreveport's 175th birthday today at an afternoon reception at Government Plaza.

On March 20, 1839, the village of Shreve Town was incorporated as the town of Shreveport. The town was incorporated as a city in 1871.

Today's event will take place at 2 p.m. in the lobby and is open to the public.

Mayor Glover will offer comments on the city's history and its future.

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