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Applications Being Accepted for Entries in the 2023 Lough Legacy Veterans Day Parade (Photo) - 09/20/23

Vancouver, WA (September 19, 2023) – The Historic Trust is now accepting entry applications for the 35th Annual Lough Legacy Veterans Day Parade at Fort Vancouver National Site. The event takes place at 11 am on Saturday, November 11th, rain or shine. 

This year marks the 35th anniversary of this community celebration honoring veterans of all service branches. Parade applications are available online at or at The Historic Trust office at 750 Anderson Street. The sign-up deadline is October 20th, 2023. 

The parade begins at the east end of Officers Row at East Reserve Street and Evergreen Blvd. The route continues around the Fort Vancouver National Site, ending on 5th Street past the Pearson Air Museum. Annually, it attracts more than 100 entries, with approximately 2,500 individuals marching or riding in the parade. The public is invited to demonstrate their support of veterans and active troops by attending. 

Groups and organizations that would like to honor our nation’s veterans are encouraged to participate. Past participants include veterans’ service organizations representing all branches of the service, local high school marching bands, college and high school ROTC groups, youth groups from throughout the region, equestrian units, and military and civilian vehicle collector clubs. The parade will be broadcast on CVTV. 

About The Historic Trust: 

The Historic Trust is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant community that preserves and celebrates its rich history while shaping its legacy for the future. The mission of the Trust is to inspire civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community's history. For more information, visit or call 360-992-1800.


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