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Blossomtime Floats
Hartford, Michigan

1926 – No queen ??

1958 – Joyce Hamill, Miss Hartford

1960 – Ronny Munro, Miss Hartford
1961 – Kathleen Dentler, Miss Hartford
1977 – Tammy Hannon, Miss Hartford.  Won 2nd place in Sweepstakes Competition
1980 – Juliana Markillie, Miss Hartford
No floats built 1981-1996
1997 – Tiffany McFadden, Miss Hartford
1998 – Kristin Kays, Miss Hartford
2001 – Emily Newnum, Miss Hartford
2003 – Julie Liebenthal, Miss Hartford
2004 – Larissa Friday, Miss Hartford.   Won Blossomtime Queen’s Award
2006 – Emily Foster, Miss Hartford. 
2007 – Lindsey Sells, Miss Hartford.  Veronica Rodriquez, Miss Hartford Scholarship.
2008 – Patricia Hockelberg, Miss Hartford. Kate Nelson, Miss Hartford Scholarship.
2009 – Hanna Chernugel, Miss Hartford
2010 – Kali Drake, Miss Hartford
2011 – Courtney Knight, Miss Hartford


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