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Baltimore's Rosie the Riveters to lead 124th Towson Fourth of July Parade

Baltimore's Rosie the Riveters to lead 124th Towson Fourth of July Parade

On July 4, Grace Henninger plans to be decked out in red, white and blue as her group leads Towson’s 124th Fourth of July parade, very different from the garb she wore in 1944 — slacks and steel-toed shoes — while working her factory job helping to build planes at Glenn L. Martin Co. in Baltimore County.

Henninger, 92, of Middle River is one of at most five original Rosie the Riveters who jumped into the workforce during World War II that will be grand marshaling the annual parade.

The Baltimore Rosies meet monthly at the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum, and there’s about 15 members, five of whom are original Rosie the Riveters, Debi Wynn, the group’s coordinator,...

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