Lobster Festival Parade, Rockland, ca. 1955

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Lobster Festival Parade, Rockland, ca. 1955

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"Yorkie" the clown leads the annual Seafoods Festival Parade in Rockland.

The festival is held at the beginning of August. The postcard image notes that more than 20,000 lobsters are served to people from all over the nation.

The festival began in 1947 in Camden, then moved to Rockland.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lobster Festival Parade, Rockland, ca. 1955
  • Creator: Eastern Illustrating Co., Belfast
  • Creation Date: circa 1955
  • Subject Date: circa 1955
  • Town: Rockland
  • County: Knox
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph on postcard
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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