Andover 185 + 1 Anniversary

Mindy Carls
Longtime Andover resident and volunteer Judy Olson was the grand marshal of the parade along Illinois 81 on Saturday, June 5, the first day of the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary celebration.
Black Hawk Pipes and Drums of the Quad Cities marches on Illinois 81 on Saturday, June 5, during the grand parade of the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary celebration. The band lost one of its members, bagpiper Roger Stancliff of Andover, to COVID-19 last fall
Five Elvis impersonators interact with the spectators during the grand parade on Saturday, June 5, the first day of the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary celebration. After they reached the end of the route, they worked their way back along the route to pose with fans
Orion Boy Scout Troop 123 serves as the color guard for the grand parade on Saturday, June 5, in the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary celebration
K Krewer portrays Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale, at Jenny Lind Chapel on Saturday, June 5, during the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary celebration. Krewer said the soprano donated proceeds from one-third of her concerts to charity, including the construction of the chapel that now carries her name. The table has Jenny Lind memorabilia that Krewer has collected.
The Miracle Bluegrass Band performs in the lakeside shelter in Andover Lake Park during the Andover 185th + 1 Anniversary on Saturday, June 5.