Right: Staff from Horn’s Gaslight Bar and Restaurant and Yankee Rebel Tavern pose before the parade with their float honoring Ambrose R. Davenport, who was stationed at Fort Mackinac and was imprisoned by the British during the War of 1812. The float participants are reenacting imprisoned Ambrose Davenport refusing to swear allegiance to the crown to British Captain Charles Roberts, while Mrs. Davenport and an Indian plead for the British to leave. The actors are (from left) Frank Footer, Lauren Pellegrino, Melissa Jaeger, and Josh Carlson. The parade entry won Best Parade Theme. 26p4.jpg

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