Dayton’s “Century of Fashion” float, 1956

Dayton’s “Century of Fashion” float, 1956


For 1956’s parade, Dayton’s created a 167-foot long float depicting fashion trends by decade from the 1860s to the 1950s with live models. This ten-car display briefly held the world record for the longest parade float. Used with the permission of the Hennepin County History Museum.

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