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A Look back at the 1966 Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival

According to an article in the April 13, 1966 issue of the Shepherd Argus, the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival was going to be held for day and would feature dancing, skydivers, pancake meals, and a parade.

Here is a look back at the plans which were being made for the festival that year.

Did you attend the pancake dinner, skydiver performance, dance, or parade during the Shepherd Maple Syrup Festival in 1966? Share your comments or stories in the comments, or share this article with someone who did and ask them what the festival was like, and then share their responses in the comments.

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