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SUNDAY, MAY 18, 1997

Through The Years A Few Memorable Moments Through The 59-Year History Of The Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade

Tanks, Tom Jones and silver-haired princesses from Wilbur, Wash.

Over the years, all have highlighted the Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade.

Saturday night, the 59th Lilac Parade threaded its way through the streets of Spokane with more than 50 floats and dozens of marching bands, military units and drill teams.

That’s quite a departure from the 1938 parade, which featured just one float.

In that span, many memories - and a quick look back …

, DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: 5 Photos


 
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