The First St Patrick’s Day Parade, Florida 1601

#OnThisDay 1601 The oldest St Patrick’s Day parade took place in St. Augustine, Florida, led by an Irish priest from Spain, Ricardo Artur. In 1762 the oldest continuous parade took place in New York City by Irish soldiers in the British Army.

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