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Some eclipse viewers camped out Sunday night; others staked out their spots even a week in advance. By Monday morning, Aug. 21, the traffic was steady headed toward the path of totality in such places as Arthur.

Many make trek to see eclipse

It may have been the first time in its history that the village of Arthur had so many people there at once, and certainly it was the first time such a diverse crowd visited. 

Walking around the Arthur County Fairgrounds Monday morning in anticipation of the Aug. 21 total eclipse were people from all around the country — and even some international visitors. 

They came from varied locations with different backgrounds and ranged from strollers to wheelchairs, but everyone had the same goal: to see the total solar eclipse. 

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