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Crossposting - Philadelphia's FIRST Veterans Parade

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Crossposting - Philadelphia's FIRST Veterans Parade

Time: November 8, 2015 from 11am to 3pm
Location: Downtown Philly
Street: City Hall
City/Town: Philadelphia
Website or Map: http://www.phillyveteranspara…
Event Type: meeting, crossposting, historical
Organized By: John Voris, Lead Coordinator
Latest Activity: Oct 12, 2015

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Event Description

Since half of the name "Agile Philly" pertains to Philadelphia, it is appropriate that Agile Philly highlight those lesser known events in the city that are uniquely Philadelphian.

In that light, the city of Philadelphia, long festooned with monuments to soldiers, battles and emblems of freedom, has never had a parade dedicated to its veterans. Until now.

Sunday November 8th will be the first time a parade in Philadelphia will be held specifically to honor its veterans, those who perished in battle and those that survived.

Scheduled close to November 11th, the date of the Armistice of the Great War to end all wars, the event will be covered live by Channel 6 WABC news from the start until 1:30 p.m.

Whether attending in person or remotely, bring thoughtful thanks to those who have served and are serving.

A number of Medal of Honor recipients are also expected to attend.  

The one-mile parade route will start at noon at S. Broad and Walnut streets, travel north on Broad around City Hall, east on Market Street before ending at Independence Hall.www.phillyveteransparade.org

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Other events on Nov 8th:

The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia will be holding a Refreshment Saloon event at the Museum on Sunday November 8, and will be a Civil War food event.

http://muttermuseum.org/events/refreshment-saloon


West Chester PA is having their Veterans' Day Parade.

http://www.downtownwestchester.com/view_program.php?id=300


At Citizen's Bank Park, annual walk to end Alzheimershttp://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk/General?sid=20777

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