Shriners coming to Luray

Luray panoramic

May 4, 1961Main Street in Luray will take on all the color and excitement of an oriental palace courtyard this Saturday, May 6, as nearly eight hundred members of Acca Temple, Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine together with their ladies, convene for a day of parades, ceremonials, feasting and dancing.

This year will find a record breaking number of men in full regalia present for the occasion.

More than 200 uniformed participants are expected to arrive by bus alone, with hundreds of other Shriners traveling by car.

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier

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