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GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania- A Mercer County community is celebrating its history.

Greenville kicked off this year's Heritage Days by recognizing the borough's 175th birthday Friday.

There was live music from the group Government Cheese and a kids carnival at Riverside Park.

Zambelli fireworks were shot off afterwards in this town that's known for it's rich railroad and canal history.

Greenville Mayor Josh Stephens said "This is the chance for the borough to give back to the taxpayers. We know they're all hard working individuals and this is our chance to say look it's 175 years. It's a great night for our town. Here's our gift to you."

The activities continue Saturday.  For a full list of events click here

 

 

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