S ponsored by the Hahnville chapters of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows and its women’s auxiliary, the Household of Ruth, the Mother’s Day Parade in Hahnville still takes place in the twenty-first century. Odd Fellows Lodge 2842 was founded in 1887 and its parade was organized soon after. Shown are photos from the 1946 parade. (Photos courtesy of Carolyn Smith Boyd)
History of The Odd Fellows & The House of Ruth
Mother's Day Parade
Peter Ogden Day
Mother's Day Parade Interviews
Copyright © This text is copyright material by Marilyn Richoux, Joan Becnel and Suzanne Friloux, from St. Charles Parish, Louisiana: A Pictorial History, 2010.
Copyright © St. Charles Parish Museum and Historical Association
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