A maple tree provides shade Thursday at Levine’s Park in downtown Waterville. The Lockwood Hotel is seen in the distance. An event is scheduled for Sunday at the hotel and park to honor the former Levine’s clothing store, which operated for more than a century in Waterville before closing in the 1990s. Rich Abrahamson/Morning Sentinel

WATERVILLE — The public is invited to attend a celebration of history, community and downtown revitalization Sunday as the city, Colby College and members of the Levine family unveil a plaque on Main Street honoring the former Levine’s clothing store that was a downtown landmark for more than a century.

Ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on the Lockwood Hotel terrace at 9 Main St., and then move to Levine’s Park, a triangular strip of land to the south of the hotel, where the plaque will be displayed.

Ben Arnon, a great-great-nephew of store owners Ludy and Pacy Levine and grandson of store manager Howard Miller, is to be the emcee.

Speakers are scheduled to include Arnon and his aunts Wendy Miller and Julie Miller-Soros, who are Howard Miller’s daughters; Waterville Mayor Jay Coelho; Kimberly Lindlof, president and CEO of the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce; and Colby officials.

A reception is planned for a hotel conference room to be named after Howard Miller.

Levine’s clothing store closed 26 years ago and the building was razed six years ago so Colby could build the Lockwood Hotel at the same location.

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