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Former Beacon Falls Fire Foreman George Butz, center front row, holds the chief horn in this 1902 picture of the Beacon Falls Fire Department. Butz’s son is returning the horn to the fire company this weekend. CONTRIBUTED

A homecoming a century in the making

Over 100 years ago, then Beacon Falls Fire Foreman George Butz gathered his family and an ornate horn and left the valley for new opportunities in Indiana. This weekend, Butz’s…