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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Fort Griffin Wins First Place in Fandangle Parade

Congratulations are in order for Fort Griffin, whose float took home top honors in the Fandangle Parade last month in Albany, TX! The parade was a part of the annual Fort Griffin Fandangle celebration, held the last two weekends of June to highlight the history of the area. Four living historians from Fort Griffin — dressed in 1870s military uniforms and showcasing a period cannon — rode aboard the float commemorating Fort Griffin’s heyday in the 1870s.

In production since 1938, the Fort Griffin Fandangle is an outdoor musical based on the pioneer chronicles of West Texas. Its six annual performances are attended by more than 10,000 people each year.

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