Fishing Boat Tradition Revived in Gloucester

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Back in the 1960s, youngsters in Gloucester, Massachusetts taking part in St. Peter’s Fiesta would honor local fishing boats by marching with their oars through the streets. But the tradition faded away.

The tradition has been revived in recent years, and today, as St. Peter’s Fiesta prepares to begin, it is as popular as ever. An article on GloucesterTimes.com recently profiled the tradition of children marching with the oars of local fishing boats.

Read about a Gloucester tradition honoring local fishing boats.