Fourth of July Celebrations in Florida

Join a parade in Deland in 1884. Then head to Daytona Beach in 1896. After an eating contest in 1905, try your luck at a greased pole climbing contest in 1989!

Fourth of July parade on Boulevard Street: DeLand, Florida (1884)

 

Fourth of July celebration on the beach: Daytona Beach, Florida (1896)

 

July 4th picnic: Spring Creek, Florida (ca. 1905)

 

Boys in an eating contest (ca. 1905)

 

Automobile used in Fourth of July parade: Bartow, Florida (1908)

 

Fourth of July parade: Delray Beach, Florida (1914)

 

Fourth of July celebrations and picnicking: Apalachicola, Florida (1952)

 

Push starting a car on the Fourth of July (1968)

Push starting a car on the Fourth of July (1968)

Girls competing in a watermelon eating contest during Fourth of July celebration: White Springs, Florida (1983)

 

Greased pole climbing at Fourth of July celebration: White Springs, Florida (1989)

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