Hometown Parades: A Slice of Americana

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    It was a cool, dreary, misty morning on Main Street in downtown Kennesaw, Georgia; and the weather drifted into the early afternoon as police erected barricades and fluorescent yellow crime scene tape for several blocks. Out of curiosity, people started to gather as the blare of a locomotive horn echoed in the distance as the lighted arms of the crossing over Cherokee Street lowered in anticipation of the arrival of an oncoming train. Law enforcement officers and city workers were milling about everywhere — but it was not because a crime had been committed. Nope — a ubiquitous yet traditional slice of Americana was about to occur: the hometown Christmas parade. On the east side of the railroad tracks in this quant center of town which was decorated for the holiday season... The post Hometown Parades: A Slice of Americana appeared first on The Gate.

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