FIRST ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE ON THIS DATE IN 1756

St__Patricks_day_in_America_I_thumb[1]

The first recorded St. Patrick’s Day parade (depicted above) was held, not in Dublin,
but on lower Broadway in New York in 1762 by homesick ex-patriots and Irish soldiers serving in the British army stationed in the American colonies in New York city.

vintage-st-patricks-day-greeting-clip-art

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,DEBUT,HISTORY,HOLIDAY,MILITARY and have No Comments
Tags: , ,

Place your comment

Please fill your data and comment below.
Name
Email
Website
Your comment
*