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Updated Story: Broomall String Band Retiring in 2019: A New Band Forming For 2020

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Earlier this summer, The Peter A. Broomall String Band announced that they will disband after the 2019 Mummers Parade. The 2019 Mummers Parade will mark their 89th and final march on Broad St. The Broomall String Band is the third oldest consecutively-marching String Band today, having organized in 1930, and having first marched in 1931.

Below is Broomall String Band’s statement about the 2019 Mummers Parade being their last.