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2016 Fourth of July Photos

This is just a small sample of the pictures from the 2016 parade. 

Our sincere thanks to all the photographers who captured this wonderful event and shared their pictures with us:

Photographer David Leung attended the parade along with the Lone Star Region Porsche Club of America.  He took many wonderful shots!  Thanks David, we sure do appreciate it.  

Round Top's Town Secretary, Dwight Nitsche, has a house right along the parade route and always gets some wonderful photos.  Thanks Dwight!

Rifle Hall volunteer Betty Pior got some great shots around the Hall, especially capturing some of the cooks and workers.  Thanks Betty! 

The full set of photos from the 2016 celebration can be seen on the 2016 Fourth Slideshow page.


 
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Round Top Texas -- small town with a very big parade!
 
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Cathy Gau (R) and Lisa Weishuhn (L) organize the floats and check in the entries.


 
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Another impressive concours of new and vintage Porches was on display from the Lone Star Region Porsche Club of America.


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Several distiquished speakers addressed the crowd, including former Texas Govenor Rick Perry.


 
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The parade is always led by the flags of the USA and Texas. 


 
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Rousing patriotic music was provided by the Round Top Brass Band.



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Veterans from several generations participate in the parade.


 
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Happy Birthday America!

 
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Mayor Barnell Albers waves to the crowd.  


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First place was awarded to a creative Flintstone-themed float.


 
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Round Top Family Library's Dr. Suess float won first in the Children's category.


 
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The Fayette County Fair queen and her court wave to the crowd.
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All roads do lead to Round Top!


 
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The Shakespeare at Winedale kids love riding the Town of Round Top float each year.


 
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The Round Top State Bank empoyees pleased the crowd with treats and trinkets.
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Beautiful, spirited horses are great crowd-pleasers.


 
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Plenty of trailriders join the fun.


 
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Round Top Mercantile Company float pleased the crowd with treats and trinkets.

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Back at the Round Top Rifle Hall,
bar-b-que preparations have been underway for hours.



 
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The Rifle Association members cook over a ton of yummy brisket, pork and sausage.


 
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The Rifle Association's
BBQ sauce is legendary. Jeep Menking is the master with the recipe.






Interested in seeing more pictures?

The full set of photos from the 2016 celebration can be seen on the 2016 Fourth Slideshow page.

Interested in some photos from earlier celebrations?

The Round Top Area Historical Society has provided some great photos ranging from the late 1800's to 2002.

Here are some pictures of the Fourth of July parade in the early 1970's.


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