|History for Vagabonds (NY) ||Poughkeepsie/Hyde Park, NY |
The Vagabonds, formed in 1956, was a junior marching and maneuvering and parade corps based in Poughkeepsie, New York. They were sponsored by the Arlington American Legion Post 1302. (According to a charter member of the corps, the corps was sponsored by VFW post 2566 on Mill St in Poughkeepsie NY)|
The corps’ colors were pink, white, and black.
Awards included 1964-65 Hudson Valley Championships and several parade championships. They hosted an annual contest, the Hudson Valley Spring Festival Music Pageantry.
The Vagabonds were active through at least 1972.
[Encyclopedia of Drum and Bugle Corps, 1966; updated Bob Jones August 2012]
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