London’s patriotic celebration parade was back and “bigger and better than ever,” according to Mayor Patrick Closser who served as emcee for the July 3 festivities. This year’s lineup included more than 65 entries, making it the largest in the parade’s history. Shown here are some of those entries, along with the appreciative crowd that lined the streets to catch a glimpse of summer tradition.
Canal Winchester - Covering Canal Winchester and entire Canal Winchester School District.
South - Covering all of Obetz and Hamilton Township.
Groveport - Covering Groveport and the entire Groveport School District & Madison Twp.
Grove City - Covering all of Grove City and Commercial Point.
Westside - Covering Lincoln Village, Prairie Twp., Westgate, Galloway.
Madison - Covering Madison County including: London, Mt. Sterling, Plain City, West Jefferson, South Solon, Sedalia, Somerford & Rural Routes. Additional Coverage In South Charleston
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