Talking About Independence Day Farmington News, Page 1 Thursday, July 9th, 1964

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Talking About Independence Day Farmington News, Page 1 Thursday, July 9th, 1964

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A Farmington News article talking about Independence Day. This is Page 1 of the Thursday, July 9th, 1964.

The piece about independence Day reads:

4th of July celebration

FARMINGTON--A unique Fourth,
of July community celebration,
featured by an "Uncle Sam .and
Liberty” parade, was held on the
Meaderboro Road, Farmington,
Saturday afternoon. This safe, sane
holiday celebration was sponsored
by residents of the Meaderboro
Rd. and was an excellent display
of community spirit.

The costumed parade formed at
the home or Mr. and Mrs, Leslie
Barden with Uncle Sam and Drum
Majorettes at the head of the
parade followed by Miss Liberty
on a float with three attendants,
barrel rollers, girls in costumes
of many lands, clowns, fire--
cracker girls, pirates and square
dancers. The parade proceeded to
the Meaderboro Road Schoolhouse.
which was appropriately decorated
for the occasion, for a series of
circus acts on the school grounds,
Billy Haskins acted as Uncle Sam
and master of ceremonies. Bonnie
Bach was Miss Liberty and her at-
tendants were Cathy Harden, Cathy
Smith and Janice LePage. The drum
majorettes were Sayre Borden,
Patty Tarmey and Ruth Scruton.
Each group presented their own
specialty acts to the enjoyment of
the onlookers.

The circus was followed by
family picnicing.
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Barden
tere directors of this community effort
to keep the Fourth of July safe
and sane for families of the
neighborhood. Over 100 people were
present at this outing.




FHS-Kyle Leach

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Farmington News

Publisher

Farmington News

Date

1964

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Farmington News, “Talking About Independence Day Farmington News, Page 1 Thursday, July 9th, 1964 ,” Farmington Historical Society-Museum of Farmington History, accessed July 17, 2019, https://farmingtonnhhistory.omeka.net/items/show/571.

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