Hands Across Border event at Blaine’s Peace Arch ends after 90 years

BLAINE — It began with school children on both sides of the border collecting their pennies, nickels and dimes to pay for some of the land around the Peace Arch in the 1920s. The Peace Arch itself had been constructed with volunteer labor using donated materials. The “Hands Across the Border” celebration involving thousands of…

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