Photos: Celebrating Independence

Juneau commemorates Fourth of July with a day full of fun festivities

Posted: Sunday, July 06, 2008

Show of patriotism: Members of People for Peace and Justice pass a large American flag on the side of the Senate Building on Franklin Street during the Juneau Fourth of July Parade. Young girls start off in the potato sack race at Savikko Park; The Juneau Pugs Club earn first place in the animal division in the Juneau Fourth of July parade; Allyssa Kaufmann practices for the Echo Ranch entry in the Juneau parade; Jamie Johns, center, of the Glacier Fire Station gets the best of Greg Cazemier, left, of the Juneau Downtown Fire Station during the Make and Break contest in Douglas.

Longtime participant: Dick Garrison, sitting, receives the royal treatment from Steve Nelson as he plays his trumpet with the Juneau Volunteer Marching Band. The 2008 event was Garrison's 50th year participating Juneau Fourth of July Parade.



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