Hopewell Memorial Day Parades c. 1950

We have added a fun collection of 30 family photos and postcards to the Image Archives thanks to Maryanna Twomey, especially for the shots of Memorial Day parades around Hopewell Borough, circa 1950.

Also check out photos of a Bond Bread truck on Model Avenue, and other scenes near the railroad bridge.


Photo of parade moving west up East Broad Street at Princeton Avenue, showing Wert’s Market and other shops (now Amy Karyn / Step in Stone)
Similar scene in 1952 photo
Photo of parade coming east down Railroad Avenue from North Greenwood and what is now Aunt Chubby’s, showing the Esso station
Similar scene in early 1900s postcard
Photo of parade heading south down Mercer Street to West Broad, showing what is now Franco’s Pizza (then the Eagle Bakery)
2003 drawing of the building by Audrey Jones

More on Memorial Day Activities

Posts on Memorial Day parades and activities
See also Town Events and Veterans Organizations

Memorial Day Parades

Memorial Day and Related History

Memorial Day Observances

Veterans Organizations


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