Vagabonds (NY)

Poughkeepsie/Hyde Park, NY United States
Founded: 1956

Inactive Junior
1972 Washington Post March * America * Cade's County * Wichita Lineman  
Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 400+ indicates Mini Corps.

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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]

Members (8)

Member Name Section Years Involved
baker, ted horn line 1969 to 1995
Clark, David Horn/Mellophone 1969 to 1973
denike, philip poughkeepsie new york 1974 to 1980
Guzman DeCandio, Raquel Hornline - Soprano 1973 to 1975
Guzman, Raquel Hornline (Sop) 1973 to 1975
Jones, Bob Hornline / soprano 1956 to 1960
Patterson, Bob Tenor Drum 1963 to 1967
Wilensky, Joel drum & baritone 1965 to 1970

CORPS 4 items

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Poughkeepsie Vagabonds 1960 from the Bill Ives Collection Contributed by Mo Clark
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Vagabonds,Poughkeepsie,NY,Patch1-VinCircle(Site)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection
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Vagabonds,Poughkeepsie,NY,Pin1(LBR-1.75)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection
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Vagabonds,Poughkeepsie,NY,Pin2-B&OStripes(GBA)J_U_S from the Richard Elmquist Collection


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