Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Fire Hydrant Soldiers - A Bicentennial Trend

In 1975 and 1976, in preparation for the Nations' Bicentennial, towns and cities around the nation painted their fire hydrants in patriotic colors, and as soldiers and minutemen.  Some towns held painting competitions, or held "Paint A Plug" days.   Watsontown's Bicentennial committee joined the trend, as shown above.


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