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July 5, 2017

Photos: 4th on 53rd

Hyde Parkers mustered for their 26th annual Fourth on 53rd parade behind the Hyde Park Bank Building.

Hyde Parkers mustered for their 26th annual Fourth on 53rd parade behind the Hyde Park Bank Building.

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Bagpipers and a firetruck led the parade.

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Toni Preckwinkle, Hyde Parker, Cook County Board president, and sometime Statue of Liberty dress-a-like, was one of several local politicians represented at the parade.

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Adam Thorp / The Chicago Maroon
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Some parade conveyances were less involved.

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Two full-fledged marching bands participated.

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Cub Scout Pack 53 and Boy Scout Troop 599 marched together

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Members of the Jackson Park Yacht Club built their float on an aquatic theme.

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Adam Thorp / The Chicago Maroon
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Adam Thorp / The Chicago Maroon
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One of two contingents of martial arts students, the pupils at Pure Woori Taekwondo & Hapkido Academy took turns taking shots at punching bags as they marched.

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A mounted contingent wrapped up the parade.

Adam Thorp / The Chicago Maroon

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