Forks Old Fashioned Fourth photos

4th Myron Simmons
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Thousands of parade-goers lined Forks Avenue to watch the Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July parade held at noontime on Wednesday, July 4. Forks navy veteran Myron Simmons was honored at the Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July parade. Simmons rode on the patriotic-themed Forks float. He served in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1945-1946.  

In photo below, Forks Old Fashioned Fourth of July "Pioneer of the Year" Pearl Lucken is 100 years old this year and has likely attended more Forks' Fourth celebrations than anyone else at the parade.  4th Pioneer Pearl Lucken Forks Lions Salmon Bake The Forks Lions Club's annual Salmon Bake drew long lines of diners at the "Ben Dome" in Tillicum Park following the Forks Old Fashioned Fourth parade.  

Log trucks in park  

The log trucks are back! Loaded and unloaded log trucks were allowed to once again park on the grass inside Tillicum Park following the Forks Fourth of July parade. This allows parade-goers to have a closer look at the trucks and the West End timber industry.

  Clallam Co. fair  

Clallam County Fair royalty marched in the Forks Fourth parade. The countywide fair is being held at the Clallam County Fairgrounds in Port Angeles in mid-August.

QV grange float  

The Quillayute Valley Grange was well represented at the Fourth of July parade.
4th demo dragon car  Rory Anderson's "Dragon Wagon" prior to taking a battering during the Fourth of July demolition derby that began at about 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4. Check out the clever dragon tail.

4th Quileute float  The Quileute Tribe brought a colorful wooden canoe to the Fourth of July parade. Drummers and paddlers aboard are looking forward to the 3-day Quileute Days celebration set for July 20-22 at LaPush, and to the upcoming Paddle Journey that begins to take off the end of next week.

4th tourist of the year  

Dave Robinson in a vintage Forks Old Fashioned Fourth straw hat drives the Forks Chamber of Commerce's "Tourist of the Year" - Don & Tanis Cornell from Plano,  Texas.  

Hoquiam softball team A Hoquiam softball team marches in the Fourth of July parade, arriving a day early for their tournament.

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