This photo was taken just before the 1996 or 1997 Londonderry Old Home Day parade. We were dressed up for a Girl Scout float depicting historical scenes of girls. It was one of the few times our troop attempted a float in this parade. The girls were Junior Girl Scouts (grades four, five and six). We usually just marched in our uniforms, or built a float with all the Girl Scouts in Londonderry, not just our troop. We won a prize for our float, and the girls were thrilled. I spent a long time sewing this dress, and I remember that the hoop skirt was the most difficult part. My daughter's dress was one of my old dresses gathered up with an apron (easy peasy).
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