Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | July 21, 2015

Cornwall Photographs of the Week. Summer Pet Parade.


Throughout the late 1940s and into the mid 1950s the Children’s Pet Parade was a summer highlight.  This photograph donated by the family of Joe St. Denis shows the parade making its way down Pitt Street, just north of 2nd in 1950.

An entrant in the 1951 edition of the Pet Parade.scan0026


Parade participants making their way down south Pitt Street in 1952.  This photograph was donated to the museum by the family of the Pet Parade’s organizer, Joe St. Denis.


Pirate Freddy D’Alessio placed first in the 1952 edition of the Pet Parade.scan0028


The Nativity Guard band marching along Pitt Street in Mayor Horovitz’s Annual Children’s Picnic Parade, 1955.  This photograph was donated to the museum by the Cornwall “Standard-Freeholder.”scan0029


1955 Mayor’s Picnic Parade.  This view shows the east side of Pitt Street just north of 2nd.


These are just a very few photographs housed in the archives of the Cornwall Community Museum.

Binders of historic Cornwall photographs are available for viewing during museum opening hours.

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