1974 Proposed Plan for New Town Square
This plan for a new town square in Pewee Valley was published in the August 1974 issue of the Call of the Pewee and was part of the City's preparation for their celebration of America's Bi-Centennial. Also included in the Bi-Centennial celebration were new town signs, designed by Peweean William J. Hirtzel (and still in place), and a two-day event on October 26 & 27, 1974 called "Pewee Valley -- Land of the Little Colonel" that featured:
- 19th Century Arts & Crafts;
- Dedication of Restoration of Town Square;
- Presentation of Fifth "Kentucky Little Colonel Award";
- Publication of "Pewee Valley -- Land of The Little Colonel," a 68-page pictorial history of Pewee Valley, which was sold by the Pewee Valley Bicentennial Committee for $2.50;
- Little Colonel Players production of an original play, "The Little Colonel of Lloydsboro;"
- Southern Fried Chicken Dinner;
- A special Bi-Centennial issue of the Call of the Pewee; and
- A variety of musical and dance productions, including a performance by the "Leaves of Autumn," which had released its first album, "Leaves of Autumn Live on Confederate Hill" on September 15.