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Gaspee Days Parade 2016: Patriotic, Full of Frolic

[CREDIT: Beth Hurd] Members of the Lexington Minutemen emerge from the smoke of their recently fired muskets, walking along the red, white and blue-striped Gaspee Days parade route on Saturday, June 11.

One unintended consequence of the recent state-wide tourism debacle was to shed a spotlight on a local annual celebration known to almost all natives of Rhode Island: the annual Gaspee Days Parade, held on Saturday, June 11.

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