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Keira O'Shea, 3, of Babylon, watches the Tulip (Credit: Ed Betz)

Keira O'Shea, 3, of Babylon, watches the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Babylon Tulip Festival

Sponsored by West Babylon's Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church, the Babylon Tulip Festival is a celebration of the church's 50th anniversary. In the 1940s and '50s, tulip festivals and parades were held in Babylon Village, celebrating the town as a leader in the tulip industry.

Bagpipers march in the Tulip Parade in West
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Bagpipers march in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Keira O'Shea, 3, of Babylon, watches the Tulip
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Keira O'Shea, 3, of Babylon, watches the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Tractors are part of the Tulip Parade in
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Tractors are part of the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

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A horse-drawn carriage is part of the Tulip
(Credit: Ed Betz)

A horse-drawn carriage is part of the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Drummers from the Babylon Fire Department march in
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Drummers from the Babylon Fire Department march in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Tractors are among those featured in the Tulip
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Tractors are among those featured in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

Drummers from the West Babylon Fire Department perform
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Drummers from the West Babylon Fire Department perform in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

A float is featured in the Tulip Parade
(Credit: Ed Betz)

A float is featured in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

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Drummers from the West Babylon Fire Department march
(Credit: Ed Betz)

Drummers from the West Babylon Fire Department march in the Tulip Parade in West Babylon. (April 28, 2012)

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