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Transfer Centennial Commission Seeks Participants for Centennial Military Parades

The Transfer Centennial Commission will be sponsoring military parades throughout the territory to recognize the 100th anniversary of the transfer of the Danish West Indies from the Kingdom of Denmark to the United States.

On St. John, a parade, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, March 26. All entries will assemble at the National Park Station in Cruz Bay. All organizations interested in taking part in this Centennial Parade should report to the Red Hook Ferry Terminal at noon that day.

For further information, contact Harry Daniel at 514-9114 or e-mail danielharry59@yahoo.com.

On St. Thomas, this year’s grand marshal will be Austin “Babe” Monsanto. The parade will assemble at 1 p.m. and begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at Addelita Cancryn Junior High School on Veterans Drive. The parade route will end near the St. Thomas Legislature.

Contact Edgar Phillips at 473-6910 or e-mail him at ebphillips09@yahoo.com.

On St. Croix, the parade will assemble at 7 a.m., Friday, March 31, at the Charles Harwood Hospital parking lot and Bassin Triangle. The parade will start at 8 a.m. from Bassin Triangle. 

Contact Charles David at 643-3016 for more information.

All interested persons must contact the respective people on the island to receive permission to participate in the parades. Walk-in participants will not be accepted. 

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