Scenes From The 2012 Independence Day Parade In Old City


Mayor Michael Nutter led the 2012 Independence Day Parade | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Ben Franklin and friends | Photo: Theresa Stigale

The crowd lines up for the start of the parade at 5th & Market Streets in Old City | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Parade attendees enjoy the excitement | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Rifles are tossed into the air in a parade performance | Photo: Theresa Stigale

William Penn and his wife Hannah Callowhill Penn | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Abraham Lincoln | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Marching bands play for the crowd | Photo: Theresa Stigale

Miss Philadelphia at the Independence Day Parade | Photo: Theresa Stigale

A creative and patriotic hat | Photo: Theresa Stigale

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Theresa Stigale was born and raised in Southwest Philly. She earned a B.B.A. from Temple University in 1983. Theresa is a photographer as well as a licensed Pennsylvania Real Estate Broker, developer and instructor. In the past ten years, she has documented the loft conversion projects that she and her partners have completed in Philadelphia, from stately old abandoned warehouses covered with graffiti to vintage factories, some still active with manufacturing. Visit her web site at

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  1. I now wish I went to the parade! thanks for making me feel like I was there!

  2. Terrific parade images from Theresa Stigale!

  3. Theresa Stigale

    Thanks Rob! :-)

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