Tag Archive: Patrick’s Day

Mar 17 2007

Today In History: Saint Patrick Dies

The longest-running Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the U.S. are: * Boston, Massachusetts, since 1737 * New York City, since 1756 * Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1771 * Morristown, New Jersey, since 1780 * Buffalo, New York, since 1811 * Savannah, Georgia, since 1813 * Carbondale, Pennsylvania, since 1833 * Chicago, Illinois, since 1843 * New Haven, Connecticut, since 1845 * San Francisco, California, since 1852 * Scranton, Pennsylvania, since 1862 * Cleveland, Ohio, since 1867 * Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, since 1869 * Kansas City, Missouri, since 1873 * Butte, Montana, since 1882 On a side note, Irish Boston based band “Drop Kick Murphys” will be the headlining act for the Plymouth State University Spring Fling celebration on May 5, 2007 history, Patrick, saint, saint Patrick, saint Patrick’s day, today, saint Patrick’s day

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