Go Fourth and Parade!

In 1910, the first of many Fourth of July parades rolled in Kingston.

In honor of this most American holiday, here are a few views of one of our favorite floats from the inaugural year: the “Guardians of the Clam Flats.”

"Guardians of the Clam Flats" float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

“Guardians of the Clam Flats” float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

"Guardians of the Clam Flats" float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

“Guardians of the Clam Flats” float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

"Guardians of the Clam Flats" float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

“Guardians of the Clam Flats” float, Fourth of July parade, 1910

 

Source: LHR General Images IC7 (top two); Hathaway Collection MC21

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  1. Pingback: Happy 4th! | Pique of the Week

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