Albion Interactive History / Events / 1935

Albion Interactive History

Albion Interactive History / Events

1935 July 1-7, Albion Centennial Pageant


From July 1 to 7, 1935, Albion staged the most spectacular celebration and pageant in its history – the Albion Centennial. There were numerous special events, displays and programs which drew thousands of persons from across Southern Michigan. Most prolific was a massive pageant consisting offifteen episodes, culminating in an all-cast “Wheel of Life.”

Superior St. looking north from Park’s drug store during Albion’s centennial celebration, July, 1935

Source: Frank Passic. A Pictorial History of Albion, Michigan; From the Archives of the Albion Historical Society. Dallas, Texas: Curtis Media Corporation. 1991. p 117.