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From the Wednesday, June 19, 1912 Bangor Daily Commercial newspaper:

"The biggest carnival parade ever seen in Bangor, probably the longest parade of any sort ever seen here, passed through the city Tuesday. It was a magnificent aggregation of artistic arrangement of decorative material, beautiful women and children and fine rigs.

From where the processions rear rested far down on the Hampden road to the food of Exchange Street, there was almost a continuous line of floats, wagons, carriages, and fire apparatus, the entire horse drawn equipment of the Bangor Fire Department being in parade.

As the procession passed along the music of the two bands, the various floats were loudly applauded as now one, then another, party of friends discovered familiar faces or firm names on the floats."

Several floats were awarded prizes. The Bangor Cigar Manufacturing Co. float won best team of two heavy horses in harness. Prize was $7.50. Bangor Cigar Manufacturing Co. was located at 26 State Street. George Rockwell Youngs served as company manager.

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Bangor Carnival 1912, Bangor Cigar Manufacturing Co., George Rockwell Youngs

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