To whet your appetite, here's some photos from past events.

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Paul Revere

And here they come! Paul Revere rode into town with the announcement "The Parade is coming! The Parade is coming!" It was a cloudy day, but we praised the Lord for that. It kept it from being unbearably hot for our parade participants.

National Guard with Colors

Tennessee National Guard presenting the colors

129th Army Band

129th Army Band from Nashville

spirit of 1776

Even the "Spirit of '76" came marching into town.


Trousdale County HS band

2014 Trousdale County High School Marching Band

mules

What a handsome pair of mules! Several local residents brought their wagons, kids, horses, mules, flags, and an enthusiasm and love for their country, America, the Land of the Free!

oxen team

Oxen team from DeKalb County

Blue Hollow bluegrass band

Blue Hollow bluegrass band from Nashville played on our stage giving a rousing concert to our appreciative crowd

Walton and Smith
Daniel Smith and James Walton stopped by to give a short statement about Smith County, Tennessee history. As a militia officer, General Smith helped defend the Virginia frontier during the American Revolution. After the war, he received a land grant and moved to Tennessee. Smith County Tennessee is named for General Smith. James Walton was the original settler of the site on the Cumberland River that later became Carthage, Tennessee, county seat of Smith County. Captain James Walton also fought in the War of 1812. Read more at this link.

129 army band

129th Army Band from Nashville played an evening concert that was enjoyed by all in attendance.

fireworks

And the evening ended with a beautiful fireworks display


Y'all come see us next year! You will not be disappointed!

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