King Kalakaua of the Sandwich Island visited Hannibal

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His Royal Majesty King Kalakaua of the Sandwich Islands was in Hannibal on Feb. 16, 1875"

The Hannibal Clipper reported: King Kalakaua "will arrive here on the 2:20 train A.M. and will be escorted to the Planter’s House by a committee appointed for the occasion. There will be a grand masquerade procession through the principal streets in the afternoon, headed by Prof. Kaehn’s brass band of 18 pieces; the procession will meet at Turner Hall at 1:30 o’clock p.m., sharp, and will march from there to the Planters House, where they will receive his Royal Highness, who will join in the procession, escorted by a number of prominent citizens."

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