IT’S ROSE FESTIVAL PARADE DAY ~ 2017

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First Portland Rose Festival parade, SW 6th and Oak, 1907.


The idea for Portland, Oregon’s Rose Festival was presented to the public
in a speech by Mayor
Harry Lane (below) at the end of the Lewis and Clark
Centennial Exposition
in 1905. The first festival occurred in 1907.

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Harry Lane (1855-1917) The 35th Mayor
of Portland,
Oregon (1905 – 1909)


Open original Digital object
Portland Heights float.

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