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A float depicting the Nativity with a message of Peace on Earth is part of a downtown Christmas Parade.

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A float with several Ski-Doo snowmobiles is part of the downtown Christmas Parade. This float was likely sponsored by Powdermill Sports.

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Maynard Tiger sports teams are represented on this float in the Christmas Parade on Nason Street. "68" is on the truck door (class of '68?), which provides a possible date for the photograph.

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Maynard Tiger sports teams are represented on this float in the Christmas Parade on Nason Street (turning on to Main Street). "68" is on the truck door (class of '68?), which provides a possible date for the photograph.

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A float in the Christmas Parade celebrates Maynard High School's 28-0 victory over Concord High School in 1966. with sayings such as "Crush Them Like Grapes" and "Concord Grape Juice". The team player's names are listed on the large football on top…

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This float would win the award for best display. (See 2014.1134) Sponsored by Patty's Donuts?
Elaine Kizik (Pileeki), Sharon Williams, ?, Linda Goentch

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Christmas parade float on Nason Street depicting the star of Bethlehem. Float sign reads "May the joy of Christmas be with you today and always".

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This float is believed to be sponsored by Patty's Donuts and won a 1965 parade award.
Elaine Kizik, Sharon Williams, ?, Linda Goentch

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Not exactly a float, but Toyland (which was located in the Firestone Tire Store) had what appears to be "Smokey the Bear" on the back of a truck owned by Acme Supply Company. (Maynard Supply Company visible in background.)

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A Christmas Parade float depicting the Nativity.

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A team of sled-dogs pulls a float carrying Santa Claus.
The gentleman on the far left with the cigar is Joe Dineen.

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A float sponsored by the Union Congregational Church's Pilgrim Fellowship group.

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A float that could actually float! A Christmas Parade float, affiliation and theme unknown, built from a boat is towed down Main Street.

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A snowman smoking a stogie is the primary attraction of this float heading down Main Street in a Christmas Parade.

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Christmas parade float on Main Street depicting the star of Bethlehem. Float sign reads "May the joy of Christmas be with you today and always".

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The Stow Lawn Mower Shop sponsored a "gingerbread house" themed float (pulled by a lawn tractor on Main Street). Cookies may have been distributed.

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A team of sled-dogs pulls a float carrying Santa Claus.

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The Maynard Old-Time Christmas Parade occurs each December.

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This Christmas Parade float on Nason Street sends seasons greetings from Fleepo the Clown (unfortunately he's not visible in this photograph). (Visible in the background is Jay's Shoe Store (Jumping Jacks Shoes), Maynard Supply Company, Sears)

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A team of sled dogs pulls a float in a Christmas Parade. (Rickles Cosmetics is visible in the background.)