Stories of family and ancestors who lived and worked in Cohoes (textile and garment workers, butchers and barbers), Waterford (canalers), Whitehall (farmers and canalers), Port Henry (iron miners and Civil War soldiers), Champlain (canalers and farmers) and other towns along the Champlain Canal in New York State with some diversions to the places they emigrated from....Quebec (landless farmers, shoemakers, sailors, soldiers), Acadia (more farmers), and even Cornwall, England (tin miners).
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Cohoes Parade, 1955
After considerable investigation, this parade has been identified as the 325th Anniversary festival of Cohoes, NY. Here is the source:
Albany Times Union
October 30, 1955, Section B, page 1
Mayor Roulier holding his hat
Empire State Grenadiers Drum & Bugle Corp from Cohoes