Glimpses of Hohenwald's Past
By Crystal Nash
December 14, 2023
December 10, 1953
The main headline for the week was “Santa to Usher in Christmas Season In Parade Here Sat.” Hohenwald’s first Christmas parade and concert would be held on Saturday, December 13. The festivities would begin at 12:30 p.m. when Santa Claus would arrive accompanied by the LCHS Band. The band would perform a free concert at the Community Christmas Tree followed by caroling. Santa would remain at the tree all afternoon to pass out candy and fruit to children. A prize drawing would be held at 4 p.m.
R. K. Roney, Jr. and Mayor W. C. Keaton were appointed organizing...