Let's Talk Turkeys - Page 3
 
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Large crowds of sightseers jammed Ellsworth for Turkey Day celebrtions of 10 years.  Starting in 1950, the community hosted a full day of events, always held in the second Wednesday of September.   School was dismissed for the day.

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There is a difference!

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The celebration always was started with a gigantic parade.
The American Legion color guard headed the long parade.

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The VFW float depicts the raising of the flag at Iwo Jima.

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Flying for Peace - Legion Auxiliary Float

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Luther League float

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Deb Hart float

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Women's Study Club float

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Rural Workers float

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