Alpharetta gearing up for Old Soldier’s Day parade
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
July 23, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Old Soldier’s Day Parade has been an Alpharetta tradition for more than 60 years. Its historical roots, however, stretch back to the late 1800s. Shortly after the end of the Civil War, veterans in what was then Milton County would convene for annual get-togethers in Alpharetta. In the early 1920s, the remaining Civil War vets invited returning World War I soldiers to participate in festivities as well. As economic conditions worsened, the event was ultimately discontinued. After...
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North Fulton traffic
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Has the traffic situation in north Fulton improved in the past five years?