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Sheriff Bill Davis in Fiesta Parade …

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This is a photo of Escambia County Sheriff Bill Davis in a Fiesta Parade from the 1950’s.  Back in the 50’s and 60’s, my favorite part of the parade was usually near the end when the sheriff’s mounted posse would ride.  There always seemed to be at least 30 or 40 horses and riders.  Then they would have inmates from the jail that would be dressed-up in black and stripes cleaning the horse manure droppings from the street.  I always thought that they were clowns until I got older and found out differently.  Thanks for looking …

Written by Frank Hardy

September 27, 2011 at 8:01 pm

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