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300 reasons for a parade in Schoharie (with photo gallery)

Valley, now dry, marks tricentennial

The Cobleskill Fire Department marching in the Schoharie 300th Anniversary Grand Parade down Main Street on Sunday, September 9, 2012.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
The Cobleskill Fire Department marching in the Schoharie 300th Anniversary Grand Parade down Main Street on Sunday, September 9, 2012.
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Dozens of parents allowed their children to eat candy off the street in the Village of Schoharie Sunday afternoon, which can only mean one thing: a parade. Residents from all over the region came out in force to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Schoharie Valley’s 1712 settlement. Scores of lawn chairs lined main street. Children collected Tootsie Rolls. Parents clapped along with patriotic tunes blasted from the olive drab loudspeakers of World War II ...


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