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Lexington Christmas parade, 1949

Posted on December 6, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
The Lexington Herald reported that 100,000 people braved a cold rainy night on December 1, 1949 to watch the downtown Christmas Parade. Police reported that the parade route from Third and Midland through Main Street to West Second and Broadway was packed solid. This year's Christmas Parade will be held downtown tonight starting at 7pm. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

The Lexington Herald reported that an estimated 100,000 people braved a cold, rainy night on Dec. 1, 1949, to watch the downtown Christmas Parade. Police reported that the parade route from Third Street and Midland Avenue through Main Street to West Second Street and Broadway was packed solid. This year’s Christmas parade will be held downtown starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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