American Legion sponsors parade that lasts 8 hours
September 22, 2021 @ 12:00 am
American Legion sponsored the longest parade in Michigan’s history on this day in 1931. The parade in Detroit lasted 8 hours and had 85,000 marchers and a million spectators. The crowds were so massive that nearly 2,000 people had to be treated for injuries and medical emergencies during the course of the day.