Homecoming Celebrates Founding of Knox and Galesburg

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

With 1,000 Knox College alumni expected in Galesburg Friday through Sunday for the college’s Homecoming Weekend 2011, this year’s activities highlight the celebration of 175th anniversary of the founding of Knox and Galesburg. Festivities will include the first-ever joint college-community Pumphandle at 4 p.m. Friday. Knox President Teresa Amott and Galesburg Mayor Sal Garza will lead the welcoming line, beginning on the South Lawn of Old Main…