Young Men Olympian 132nd Annual Second Line Parade Route

NEW ORLEANS(WGNO)- This Sunday,  September 25, it’s the annual second line parade of Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. (YMO) 
It’s their 132nd Annual Parade, and YMO is one of America’s oldest benevolent societies, beginning in 1884.
Norman Dixon Jr., President of the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. (WGNO-TV)

Norman Dixon Jr., President of the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. (WGNO-TV)

This year’s parade is dedicated to the memory of YMO brothers Elroy Stroughter and Howard Turner, Sr.

Here’s the route:

START @ 2101 S. Liberty St. (YMO Clubhouse). Up Josephine St. to Simon Bolivar.

LEFT onto Simon Bolivar. Up Simon Bolivar to Erato St.

RIGHT onto Erato St. to S. Saratoga St.

STOP 1233 S. Saratoga St. (Glady’s Bar)

Up Erato St. to Rampart St.

RIGHT onto Rampart St. Up Rampart St. to Felicity St.

RIGHT onto Felicity St. Up Felicity St. to Simon Bolivar.

LEFT onto Simon Bolivar. Up Simon Bolivar to Jackson Ave.

LEFT on Jackson Ave. Up Jackson Ave. to Brainard St.

RIGHT onto Brainard. Up Baronne St. to Second St.

RIGHT on Second St. to

STOP 2433 Dryades (Sportsman’s Lounge). Up Second St. to Danneel.

LEFT onto Danneel. Up Danneel to Washington.

RIGHT onto Washington. Up Washington to Claiborne.

RIGHT on Claiborne to

STOP 2600 S. Claiborne Ave. (Med-Pro Pharmacy). Up Claiborne to Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

RIGHT on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. to

STOP 2600 MLK (Club S&S). Up Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd to Simon Bolivar.

RIGHT on Simon Bolivar to Jackson Ave.

RIGHT on Jackson. Up Jackson Ave. to S. Liberty St.

RIGHT on S. Liberty. Up S. Liberty to the home of the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, Inc. 2101 South Liberty St.

DISBAND

Here’s a profile of longtime Young Men Olympia president Norman Dixon Sr.