Appleton City celebrates its sesquicentennial in 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, festivities have been postponed until June 2021. Additional information to follow.
The Appleton City Sesquicentennial Celebration will be a five-day event. Festivities will include a parade, displays of area artists, photos and much more! Food choices available daily. Souvenirs and a 506-page history book of the town and its families will be available for purchase.
The Appleton City Sesquicentennial Historical Documentary will be shown in Forest Park at dark (around 7:15pm). Bring your own seating and snacks. The film documents of the history of Appleton City since before the railroad tracks in 1870, when the Indians would have passed through the area, until today. SQC Committee for this event is the Appleton City Museum.
The Appleton City Sesquicentennial Stamp Cancellation is in celebration of the Railroad arriving to build tracks exactly 150 years ago in 1870. On September 10, 2020, the Appleton City MO Postmaster will be cancelling US Stamped items for mailing at the Depot Station 12:00-2:00pm.