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Citywide Festivals - Part 1

Back to Feasts and Festivals Citywide festivals have long been an important part of life in Fall River. This series brings together images from the 1950s to the present of events held in North Park and Fall River Heritage State Park as well as the

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Citywide Festivals - Part 2

Back to Feasts and Festivals Citywide festivals have long been an important part of life in Fall River. This series brings together images from the 1950s to the present of events such as Fall River Celebrates America, parades down Main Street, and

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Food behind the Feasts

Back to Feasts and Festivals Sharing food brings people together and often offers connections to traditions and heritage. What is St. Patrick’s Day without boiled cabbage and corned beef? Who doesn’t have cherished memories of the malasadas, sopas,

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Portuguese Feasts

Back to Feasts and Festivals People with family origins in Portugal, especially the Azores, make up well over half of Fall River’s population. Portuguese-American traditions thus are an extremely important part of the city’s cultural life.

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Multicultural Medley

Back to Feasts and Festivals The community of Fall River is made up of people who hail from many different corners ofe world. Successive waves of immigrants – from Poland, Ireland, French Canada, Lebanon, Portugal, Greece, Central and South

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Faces of Fall River

Back to Feasts and Festivals People of all ages and backgrounds come together to enjoy the feasts and festivals held in the public spaces of the city. VIEWING TIPS: Click on the image to get full-screen. Then click on the info 'i' icon on the lower

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Neighborhood Parties

Back to Feasts and Festivals A block party brings residents of the Flint neighborhood together for fun and food. VIEWING TIPS: Click on the image to get full-screen. Then click on the info 'i' icon on the lower left to view the caption. To add a comment

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