Highlight of the Summer in the Cove
July 28, 2022
Growing up, my family attended a Fourth of July parade in Osceola Mills, where my dad grew up. When I described preparation for this year’s Ag Parade to my mom, she said it sounded like the Osceola Mills parade: people look forward to it all year, they lay their seats out in advance, and it’s the highlight of their summer.
I have many fond memories of this Osceola Mills parade (upon looking it up, the parade is actually part of the yearly Fireman’s Fair, put on by Columbia Volunteer Fire Company. This year’s celebration was the 100th anniversary). My grandparents, who lived in Osceo...