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Newark, New Jersey celebrates the bicentennial of its founding with a large street parade.

Bi-Centennial Parade, Newark, New Jersey, May 17, 1866, artist's impression, detail
05/17/1866
The town of Newark, New Jersey was originally founded in 1666, populated by Connecticut Puritans under the leadership of Robert Treat.  The city, now the home of almost 100,000 people, celebrated its anniversary with parades and receptions.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Newark Bi-Centennial," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Magazine, June 2, 1866, p. 167.
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