Speakers included Col. John Litz, Baltimore District commander; Congressman Glenn Thompson; Brian Thacker, Congressional Medal of Honor Society; Centre County Commissioners; and Foster Joseph Sayers Jr.
Music was performed by members of the Bald Eagle Area Pep Band.
Presentation and posting of the colors was courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 45 out of Milesburg.
Participating agencies: Raystown Lake rangers and volunteers; Soldiers from the 442nd Quartermaster Company out of Bellefonte, Pa.; Bald Eagle State Park.
View Informational Posters from the event:
F.J. Sayers 50th Anniversary Order of Events
Sayers Dam Proposal and History
Sayers Dam Construction, Facts and the Year 1969
Name Change from Blanchard to Sayers Dam, Dedication Ceremony, Sayers Medal of Honor
Foster Joseph Sayers and the Dedication Ceremony
Sayers Dam and Hurricane Agnes
Sayers Dam Manages Flood Risk
View the Special Event Handout:
F.J. Sayers Dam 50th Anniversary Infographic