In The News – For Fort Dodge Lanciers, March Of A Lifetime At JFK’s Inauguration 60 Years Ago

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It was the march of a lifetime for the 53 boys and girls who represented Fort Dodge 60 years ago this month in the inauguration parade for President John F. Kennedy.

The Fort Dodge Lanciers Drum and Bugle Corps was one of two Iowa marching groups selected to take part in the Jan. 20, 1961, parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., before a million spectators for the inauguration of the youngest man ever elected to the presidency.

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Posted by on Saturday, January 2nd, 2021. Filed under Current News, DCI World.