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GALLERY: Lynn G.A.R. holds block party fundraiser

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Brian and Laura Greeley of Lynn hoist their kids Aiden, 6, and Isla, 3, up to look at Civil War weapons and memorabilia as the take a tour of the G.A.R. Building on Saturday.

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Stephen Sisson of Lynn enjoys the fundraising block party for the G.A.R. Building in Lynn on Saturday.

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Dexter Bishop of Topsfield, left, enjoys the G.A.R. Building restoration fundraiser with Mayor Thomas M. McGee on Saturday.

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Mike Schulze of Peabody shows off his G.A.R. pin.

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Patrons make their way through the Grand Hall of the G.A.R.

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Leigh Nyahe and her son Julian, 4, of Lynn look at Civil War uniforms on display in the G.A.R. Building.

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Leigh Nyahe and her son Julian, 4, of Lynn look at Civil War uniforms on display in the G.A.R. Building.

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The American flag flies over the crowd gathered for the fundraising block party for the restoration of the G.A.R. Building.

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Patrons make their way through the G.A.R. library during the fundraising block party for the G.A.R. Building.

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Shades of Gray, a Civil War camp band, entertains the crowd gathered for the block party fundraiser for he restoration of the G.A.R. Building in Lynn on Saturday.

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Shades of Gray, a Civil War camp band, entertains the crowd gathered for the block party fundraiser for he restoration of the G.A.R. Building in Lynn on Saturday.

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Wendy Joseph, co-chair of the Frederick Douglass 200th Bicentennial Committee, compliments Frederick Douglass on his attire during the fundraiser for the restoration of the G.A.R. Building in Lynn on Saturday.

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A fundraisin block party for the restoration of the G.A.R. Building in Lynn was held on Saturday.

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American flags flap in the breeze on the G.A.R. Building in Lynn.

American flags flap in the breeze on the G.A.R. Building in Lynn.

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A fundraising block party for the restoration of the G.A.R. Building in Lynn was held on Saturday.

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Fire Chief Stephen Archer gets a photo with Frederick Douglas.

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Frederick Douglas speaks with City Councilor-at-Large Buzzy Barton, left, and Fire Chief Stephen Archer during the fundraising block party for the G.A.R Building in Lynn on Saturday.

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Greg Peverill-Conti of Natick plays the fiddle with Civil War camp band, Shades of Gray, with the Grand Army of the Republic building in the background.

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