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Welcome to the Crooked Tree Village Reunion 2008, an idea borne by one of our village’s very own daughters, Linda Crawford Elul, who felt it was time to reunite with our long lost friends and families and reminisce about the good old times. The Reunion will take place on Friday, June 27th thru Sunday, June 29th, 2008 in the beautiful and tranquil Village of Crooked Tree. This site will be used to provide information about the reunion, so please visit it regularly to learn more about this SPECTACULAR EVENT that will go down as one of the most memorable in the history of Belize! COME ONE, COME ALL, COME HOME TO CELEBRATE.
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Charles Lindbergh reception in Belize, 1927

1. The Spirit of St. Louis on the ground at the Barracks guarded by Belize policemen
2. Lindy emerges to an enthusiastic welcome. Dr. Cran is on his right. Note the dress code of the day...Lindy is wearing a suit and tie and holding his fedora in hand, this after hours in the cramped cockpit of that little airplane!
3. Lindbergh being received at St. John's College, Loyola Park on December 30, 1927. In the photo besides Lindy are: Dr. Cran on his right; Governor Sir John and Lady Burdon; Sir Herbert and Lady Sisnett; DC Hamilton Anderson and an unidentified lady.

After leaving Belize, Lindy went to each of the Central American capitals, around the tip of South America, back north through the islands, and returned to St. Louis. His famous airplane was retired from service following this trip and now hangs in the Air and Space Museaum of the Smithsonian in Washington.

Photographs courtesy of the late Neil Fraser              
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