Photographs of the 1976 and 2002 Towanda 4th of July Parades Compiled by Gail Ann Briggs, 2007
The 'Bookworm' was the Towanda Township Library's entry in the 1976 parade and featured a long 'worm' carried by the Junior Friends of the Library. The 'worm' is shown with the designer Sybil Campbell on the right next to head librarian Eleanor Hensley and Gail Ann Briggs, library volunteer, on the left.
The Duane and Sue Sutter family float in the 1976 parade pictures their children, their cousins, and their friends.
Parade workers in the 2002 parade: L-R: Anita Burnett, Ruth Parson, Parade Chairman Gail Ann Briggs, Bob Briggs, Susie Shipley, Beverly Meginnes, Dawn Block and Stephanie Shipley.
Dale Sutter (in blue shirt) is pictured riding in his antique automobile in the 2002 parade.
The Shriners 'Tin Lizzies Patrol' is a regular unit in the annual parades.
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