New Haven's St. Patrick's Day Parade (Images of America) (Paperback)

New Haven's St. Patrick's Day Parade (Images of America) By Joan Moynihan, Neil Hogan Cover Image
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The revival of the St. Patrick's Day parade in New Haven is a fantastic story. The parade was organized in 1842 as the captivating centerpiece of the city's St. Patrick's Day observance, yet it passed from the urban scene in the early 20th century. For 50 years, it faded from memory; however, New Haven's Irish community retained a strong determination to honor its patron saint and celebrate its heritage. In 1956, they breathed new life into the venerable tradition. Within New Haven's St. Patrick's Day Parade, readers will discover the inception of this joyful event and how, over the last half century, it has grown and thrived.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738544823
ISBN-10: 0738544825
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: February 1st, 2006
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America