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Oldest Thanksgiving Day Parade Returns to Philadelphia

Jonathan Wilson
The Morgantown West Virginia High School Marching Band marches along John F. Kennedy Blvd during the 100th Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2019.

The oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the country is moving out of the virtual realm and will be live again on Benjamin Franklin Parkway. WHYY’s Tom MacDonald reports.

(Original air-date: 11/4/21)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.