Covered wagons from America's West gather at Valley Forge Pennsylvania to celebrate 200th anniversary of the U.S.A.
Valley Forge Pennsylvania Date:1976, July 4 Duration:2 min 49 sec Sound:Yes
Americans watch Pioneer style covered wagons arriving from the West, at gathering in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to celebrate the United States 200th Anniversary. . parade during United States 200th Anniversary. Boy seated on grass in a park, watches A cattle-drawn Prairie Schooner wagon as it passes, carrying women in Pioneer attire. A man walking accompanies the wagon. Other similar wagons pass, pulled by horses decorated with festive harness. Girl seated on man's shoulder watches wagons as they pass in a wooded area. One has "Findley,Ohio" written on its side. Most display American flags. An elderly gentleman smoking a pipe, takes pictures with a movie camera. Men, women and children seated on wagons. A number of participants are riding on horseback. A man in Colonial dress is interviewed. People from different Nationalities watch the parade. One man (unseen) tells interviewer he is from India. An elderly man and woman ride past in a wagon decorated with a garland of flowers. A small child claps as she watches from shoulders of an elderly man. More wagons pass the camera. View from hillside, of crowd watching as wagons begin to assemble to make camp in field below. Closeups of wagons and spectators. Some persons speak to interviewer as they are photographed. Fiddlers and a guitar player are seen playing country music. Children participating in a sack race Spectators watch from a packed grandstand at the field. Closeups of children in a pie-eating contest and of country musicians playing as folks watching clap hands in rhythm.
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