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The 1972 Thanksgiving Day Parade Featured This Eagles Float

Nov 24, 2011, 1:09 PM EDT

Plan Philly unearthed a bunch of old photos from the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia from the late 60s and early 70s. Did you know Philly has the longest-running Thanksgiving parade?
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Plan Philly unearthed a bunch of old photos from the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia from the late 60s and early 70s. Did you know Philly has the longest-running Thanksgiving parade?

Included in their treasure trove was the above Eagles float from what appears to be 610 WIP even before they switched over to an all sports format. We’re just going to assume the crowd back then booed the float and called for its backup.

Happy Thanksgiving, Philly.

>>Photos from Thanksgiving Day Parades Past, 1967-1973

Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1972. | Office of the City Representative, PhillyHistory.org