RETRO ROME – The Erie Canal Sesquicentennial marker, erected in July 1967 at the site of the start of canal construction, is inspected by Fred Tayntor, Rome superintendent of streets and sanitation – April 14, 1967. This marker has been refurbished and reinstalled near the terminal building at Bellamy Harbor Park.
RETRO ROME – Erie Canal Sesquicentennial/Independence Day parade down North James Street – July 4, 1967… a continuation from yesterday’s post.
RETRO ROME – A young parade spectator, with scraped knee and soda can in hand, makes a balloon purchase on North James Street – July 4, 1967. Another image of this Independence Day/150th Erie Canal Anniversary parade here.