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Parade of Champions

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 5, 2013
1. Parade of Champions Marker
Inscription.  
Bicentennial
1845 – 1995
In recognition of the efforts of the citizens of the City of Santa Clara and the members of the Santa Clara Council #84.
This event started with the Drum & Bugle Corps of Y.M.I. in 1945, and expanded to feature the Vanguards and also honor athletic champions of the City of Santa Clara.

 
Erected 1995 by Santa Clara Council #84.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 37° 21.267′ N, 121° 56.736′ W. Marker is in Santa Clara, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Lafayette Street near El Camino Real, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1467 Lafayette Street, Santa Clara CA 95050, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. S.E.S. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Field House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Walnut Growers Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Copeland Morse Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 5, 2013
2. Parade of Champions Marker
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Morse Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick C. Franck, Jr., Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hichborn House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Russell – Robinson House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Clara.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located at Larry J. Marshall Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 745 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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