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Cathy, you are confused...
Sun Nov 25, 2012 2:31pm
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I never said that coach was not a part of the parade. Read the article again.

Again, that photograph showing Soapy in the parade was taken as the parade made its FIRST trek down (south-bound) Broadway. It is most likely that a second trek (the turn around) would have went up (north-bound) Broadway.

Jeff Smith

  • July 4 ParadeCathy Spude, Sun Nov 25 2:17pm
    Are you saying that coach is NOT part of the parade?
    • Cathy, you are confused... — Jeff Smith, Sun Nov 25 2:31pm
      • July 4 ParadeCathy Spude, Mon Nov 26 10:16am
        Ahhh, now I think I understand your scenario. You imagine the parade starting at the NORTH end of Broadway, proceeding south to the waterfront, and intending to end in front of city hall, but instead ... more
        • Re: July 4 ParadeJeff Smith, Mon Nov 26 12:56pm
          Cathy, there are few accounts of the actual parade. E. J. "Stroller" White states, " ... it was clear where the parade was to start" ( Stroller White p.47) Looking at the photographs of the parade,... more
          • Parade RouteCathy Spude, Mon Nov 26 4:26pm
            Yes, Jeff. Thank you for clarifying. The PATRIOTIC DAY parade was on May 1. I am pleased to see that you are entertaining the idea that there may have been a Decoration Day Parade on May 30. I am... more
            • Re: Parade RouteJeff Smith, Tue Nov 27 11:05am
              As you probably know by now I invited others to participate in this discussion. Due to the lack of provenance we can not possibly come up with one single documented version of the July 4 parade.... more
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