By Ed Zwirn
River Reporter Aug. 26-Sept 1, 2004
By ED ZWIRN
The four-day event starts Thursday with a jazz concert and barbeque in the Town of Thompson Park at 4:30 p.m. The evening will continue with a performance by The Jazz Knights, a United States Military Band, and fireworks provided by the Monticello Raceway.
Saturday will include a firemen’s parade down Broadway 1:00 p.m.
But the festivities may obscure some of the events of “karmic” significance connected with Monticello’s rise to prominence 200 years ago. Continue reading