Afton's Fourth of July parade had humble beginnings
Afton's Fourth of July parade has earned a reputation for its traditional and festive atmosphere, but the parade had rather humble beginnings.
The community held its inaugural Fourth of July parade at the turn of the century, but another one wasn't held for many years, according to officials at the Afton Historical Society.
"That kind of died on the vine," said Stan Ross, the AHS president.
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