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Did You Know? Three Facts About St. Patrick’s Day

3. The world’s first St. Patrick’s Day parade happened on March 17, 1762, in New York City, featuring Irish soldiers serving in the English military.
In the 19th Century, St. Patrick’s Day was highly political. The Irish-Americans utilized their feast day as a means to showcase their collective force and political power- all while being a discriminated group.  Continue reading Did You Know? Three Facts About St. Patrick’s Day