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Arlington pageant Norse explorers

Hundreds of views were taken of “The Arlington Pageant” honoring the dedication of the new Town Hall, a production written by Vittoria Colonna Dallin, the indepently accomplished wife of sculptor Cyrus E. Dallin. The extravaganza was held on the shore of the Upper Mystic Lake in June 1913. This scene depicts the discovery of America by the Vikings.

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