Boston Post Cane

The Boston Post cane had been presented to the oldest resident of Palermo since 1909. For a brief history of the cane and a list of Palermo's recipients, go to Boston Post Cane in Palermo

Benjamin Tibbetts

Benjamin Tibbetts (1785-1886) lived in Liberty, but several of his family moved to and lived in Palermo. The Belfast newspaper, the Republican Journal published an interview with him on the occasion of his 100th birthday in 1886.