1953The Gloucester High School ROTC band performed at President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s inaugural parade.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Music, Notable People

Eisenhower Inauguration, 1953, Sawyer Free Library, Cape Ann Vertical Files
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The ROTC band raised over $8,000 to fund their trip. On January 19, a crowd of families and students gathered to see the bus off. The band performed at the inaugural parade the following day and at home, Gloucester residents tuned into Channel 4 (WBZ) to catch a glimpse of the boys around 3:35 pm.

Gloucester Daily Times. "Eager High School Bandsmen Board Bus for Eisenhower Inauguration." January 20, 1953. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/
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