This week in history: Montessori and kings and queens

Alys Beach

Alys Beach's Summer Concert Series begins Wednesday with Bill Garrett & Friends

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Published: Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 12:54 PM.

Oct. 20 - 26

25 years ago — 1988

At least 19 South Walton residents who had registered to vote in Destin were cut from the voter rolls, keeping them from voting in the Nov. 8 general election, as voter registration was closed.

20 years ago — 1993

A yearlong investigation of gambling on unlicensed premises resulted in raids on several businesses, two in Destin and one in Walton County at the VFW Spectre Post in South Walton.

Freeport ’s First Baptist Church presented revival services by evangelist Dr. Jimmy J. Chapman.

According to Ralph Clark, Beaches and Shores engineer, Walton County has no specific beach erosion problems.

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