Category Archives: Parades

May 1, 1849 (Tuesday)

This has been a grand day for the Firemen’s Parade, and a grand and imposing parade it was.  The fire apparatus was magnificent and almost hid by the profusions of flowers with which they were decorated.  It was a splendid … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Parades

April 30, 1849 (Monday)

Beautiful day.  A very unusual affair took place to-day-something “new under the sun”—which was no less than a fisherman’s parade.  It was about a square in length, and of course very imposing, being composed of fish wagons, &c. in imitation … Continue reading

Posted in Lectures, Parades

March 27, 1849 (Tuesday)

The weather today exceeded the most sanguine expectations as to being unpleasant.  Storming, blowing, snowing, and towards evening raining.  Such a storm has not occurred in March for many years notwithstanding which the “firemen” had their parade spite of snow … Continue reading

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March 26, 1849 (Monday)

Cold, unpleasant day, and in all probability tomorrow will be an unfavorable day for the great “firemen’s parade” which is to take place. Did not go out this evening.  Came to the city this morning. The Firemen’s Parade was a … Continue reading

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