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James Connolly Day Parade festivities begin at 1 Sunday
(Troy) Times Record, 13 August 1986

TROY The James Connolly Day Parade, sponsored by the Committee to Honor James Connolly, will step off at 1 p.m. Sunday from the assembly area at Monroe and Fourth streets.

The parade will proceed north on Fourth Street from Monroe Street to Grand and Fourth streets to Riverfront Park. At the park they will assemble at the fountain where the American and Irish National Anthems will be sung. The dedication of the James Connolly monument will also take place.

All organizations are asked to form in columns of threes.

The parade line of march is: East/Monroe Street:

  • City of Troy Police Escort
  • Troy Police Color Guard
  • James Connolly Committee
  • Marching members of national, state, county and local governments and international labor leaders.

    DIVISION 1

    Monroe and Fourth streets
    East/Monroe

  • Tara Hill Pipe Band
  • Troy Labor Council
  • AFL/CIO
  • Irish-American Labor Coalition
  • Saratoga Labor Council
  • Communications Workers of America
  • Capital District Solidarity
  • Albany Federation of Labor
  • Uncle Sam Float

    DIVISION 2

    Monroe and Fourth streets
    West/Monroe

  • Emerald Club Color Guard
  • Fiesta Band of Mechanicville
  • County Monaghan Society banners
  • Marching Unit Irish Northern Aid

    The committee and parade chairman will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the corner of Monroe and Fourth streets.

    All divisions are to be organized before 12:30 p.m. and ready to move out at 1 p.m. Any division not ready to move will fall to the rear of the parade.

    All marching groups, bands, and floats will remain at the end of the parade at the fountain for the singing of the Irish and American National Anthems and the deaf ication of the monument.

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