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Mt. Zion Picnic set for 99th celebration
Al Gore Jr., then a 4th District Congressman, is shown at the Mt. Zion Picnic in 1978. The picnic and cemetery decoration is celebrating its 99th year.
Al Gore Jr. has been one of the distinguished visitors at the annual Mt. Zion Picnic and Cemetery Decoration Day, which is preparing to celebrate its 99th year with a full day of activities this Saturday.Gore attended the picnic back in 1978, which was shortly after he was elected to Congress as its 4th District representative. Joe E. Nunley extended the invitation to Gore by letter.“I hope to hear you will be able to be our guest,” wrote Nunley in a letter dated June 28, 1978.