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Georgetown boatshow and marathon to go on despite fire

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Georgetown suffered a fire that destroyed a portion of the Historic Harborwalk section of Front Street. Georgetown suffered a fire that destroyed a portion of the Historic Harborwalk section of Front Street.
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Despite the damage caused by the fire on Front Street Wednesday Georgetown plans to move forward with popular fall events.

Georgetown South Carolina suffered a fire this morning but will rebuild and plans for popular fall  events are going forward.

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The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show is one of the most popular events in the area and the show will go on. Susan Sanders, Director of the SC Maritime Museum shared "The Boat Show Committee has already  agreed that the community needs the Boat Show more this year than ever, and we plan to make it the biggest and best."

The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show will be held on October 19th from 11- 6 Georgetown Waterfront. More information can be found at www.woodenboatshow.com.

Organizers of the Third Annual Georgetown Bridge2Bridge Half Marathon, 12K and 5K Run have also announced that their event will continue as planned. The event, in which runners wind through historic Georgetown will be held as planned on October 12. For more information on the race see www.bridge2bridgerun.com.

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