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Here’s a little bit of pool-themed #valleynewsthrowback on the @vnewsuv Instagram! And don’t forget, Hartford is looking for your opinion on the Sherman Manning Pools — you can take a seven-question survey at this link. Deadline is July 20.

About 100 eager children at poolside squirmed to get into the swim of things in White River Junction, Vt., on June 24, 1967, as Hartford town officials and invited guests dedicated the new $97,000 pool. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

About 100 eager children at poolside squirmed to get into the swim of things in White River Junction, Vt., on June 24, 1967, as Hartford town officials and invited guests dedicated the new $97,000 pool. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

About 100 eager children at poolside squirmed to get into the swim of things in White River Junction, Vt., on June 24, 1967, as Hartford town officials and invited guests dedicated the new $97,000 pool. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

After speeches were completed, Muriel Kibby, member of the Hartford School Board, cast a wreath of flowers upon the water of the new pool in White River Junction, Vt., on June 24, 1967, naming the facility after former Hartford Selectman Sherman Manning. The first pool in town was built on Manning’s land in 1957. (Valley News – Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.