DO YOU REMEMBER?
SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS pulled by the life-size reindeer float constructed by the late George Pruitt, finish the Christmas parade in downtown Florence in the late 1950s. Pruitt’s reindeer float, featuring a larger version of the reindeer which he hung in front of his home on Laurel Street, (Reindeer Lane) is pictured at the corner of Dargan and Cheves Streets. Do you have an old photo you would like to submit for The News Journal’s Do You Remember? You may do so by emailing a digital copy of the photo, including information on the photo, to editor@ florencenewsjournal.com. You may also submit photos and information in person at our office, located at 312 Railroad Ave. in Florence.