Swackett Fun Fact: Green Chicago Traditions

Swackett Fun Fact:  In 1961 Stephen Bailey, Business Manager of Chicago’s Journeymen Plumbers Local Union #110 who sponsored the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, ran into a plumber who was using a shamrock green dye to track waste leakage into the river and Bailey had “an-a-ha moment” and the river has been dyed ever since.

 

 

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