The Waltons: Season 7, Episode 23

Founder's Day (22 Mar. 1979)

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The town prepares for a Founder's Day Celebration. Who settled there first? The Baldwins, the Waltons, or the Godseys? Jason has to prepare a piece of music for graduating from the Kleinberg Conservatory.

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Mary Ellen Walton (as Judy Norton-Taylor)
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The town prepares for a Founder's Day Celebration. Who settled there first? The Baldwins, the Waltons, or the Godseys? Jason has to prepare a piece of music for graduating from the Kleinberg Conservatory.

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Narrator: [narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal] In our house all of us had that strong and very personal link with other generations, so that past and present sometimes blended with unexpected results. None of us knew from what ancestral source my brother Jason's love of music had sprung, just that it built up in him until it had to be expressed. As he neared graduation, Jason found himself returning to that source for inspiration, and it was nearly to prove disastrous.
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