Essex, Connecticut: Loser's Day Parade

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Essex, Connecticut - Loser's Day Parade

Saturday, May 12, 2007 - Commemorating the British raid and burning of the fleet of 29 privateer ships in the harbor in 1814, inflicting one of America's greatest losses during the War of 1812. Annual spring parade is known by locals as "The Loser's Parade," led by the Sailing Masters of 1812 fife and drum corps. The Connecticut River Museum stages a re-enactment of the raid.

[Jeni Gray-Roberts, 04/11/2007]

Loser's Day Parade:
Foot of Main Street in Essex Connecticut, Route 95 to Exit 69, Route 9 North, exit 3, follow signs to Essex and Connecticut River Museum
May 12th (Call to verify)

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