Announcing the 2024 Grand Marshal

We are proud to announce some of the esteemed participants in the 2024 Chatham July 4th Parade: 


The Grand Marshal for the 2024 parade will be Karl Fehrle. 

Karl Fehrle, a long-time Chatham resident, will be the Grand Marshal for this year’s Independence Day Parade.  Mr. Fehrle is a US military veteran of WWII and a member of the Chatham Band, where he plays saxophone and is well know for his solos on “Somewhere Over the  Rainbow” and “What a Wonderful World”.  Mr. Fehrle will soon celebrate his 103rd birthday!