101st Airborne Marching band set to appear in Wabash Valley Labor Day parade

This is the 65th year the town of Palestine had held a celebration, but it's been almost 50 years since the 'Screaming Eagles' made an appearance.

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 6:37 PM
Updated: Aug 15, 2018 6:37 PM

PALESTINE, Ill. (WTHI) - It might be hard to believe, but Labor Day is just around the corner.

The 101st Airborne Marching Band is making a comeback to a Wabash Valley town.

The band will march in the Labor Day parade in Palestine, Illinois.

This is the 65th year the town of Palestine had held a celebration, but it's been almost 50 years since the 'Screaming Eagles' made an appearance.

The celebration takes place August 30th through September 3rd with the parade starting at 10:00 a.m. on Labor Day.

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