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Seeing 1st City Troop

February 2024
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A good way to see the troop is during one of its mounted parades through Philadelphia, which take place at least three times a year: on the troop’s anniversary, in November; to commemorate Washington’s death, in December; and to mark his birthday, in February. A feature of Philadelphia’s social calendar is the troop’s Border Plate equestrian event, in May, which was inspired by its lively 1916 Mexican campaign against Pancho Villa. Visit the troop’s Web site for information: www.ftpcc.org . To tour the museum, phone the adjutant, Tom Parley, 215-564-1488.

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