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250th Anniversary: Founders Day

March 4@4:00 pm-March 6@4:00 pm

Almost 250 years to the day from when the Town’s Charter was signed, the day will include parade and festival. According to organizers, the Founders’ Day event will honor the men and women who helped establish the town on the Cape Fear River and interpret their lives during Revolutionary War and first 50 years.

A Founders Day parade will take off from Town Hall at 10AM, Director of Communications and Marketing for Elizabethtown, Terri Dennison said. “ We are encouraging descendants of the Founding Fathers to enter floats or walkers in the parade; but we also want families to celebrate when they found themselves here.” Dennison added that businesses, organizations and churches should also consider entering the parade to show pride in their community.

Vendor and Parade entry applications are available at Town Hall, the Chamber of Commerce office or at https://elizabethtownnc.org/visitors/250th_celebration/ Parade entries are due by February 24, 2023.



March 4@4:00 pm
March 6@4:00 pm
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