High Falls to celebrate its 350th anniversary

Led by the High Falls Conservancy, High Falls is gearing up to celebrate its 350th anniversary with an All Town Parade on Saturday, June 15. Grand marshals Dick and Betty Davenport will ride in style in a classic convertible, followed by a bagpipe marching band from the Ancient Order of Hibernians in Kingston, fire departments from all Marbletown units, the Marbletown Rescue Squad, floats and marchers from first responders, the High Falls Community Church, civic and conservancy organizations, High Falls restaurants and shops, the Rosendale Improvement Society and Marching Band, classic and antique cars and numerous citizen marching groups.

All registered parade participants will assemble at Fairview Avenue by Shelley’s Airfield at 10 a.m. The parade will step off at 11 a.m. sharp and proceed down Lucas Turnpike, turn left onto Main Street at the Food Co-op, then across the bridge, on down Main Street past the reviewing stand at Second Street and end at Old Route 213 by the Green Cottage on one side and Rock Cliff House on the other side. After the parade, there will be short speeches and awards presented at the reviewing stand, followed by hot dogs and ice cream available for all, courtesy of Rich Parete, town supervisor. For more info, visit www.thehighfallsconservancy.org.