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Castine marks Memorial Day

Castine observed Memorial Day on Monday, May 28, with a parade that began at the cemetery and ended at the town dock, with prayers, remarks, music and a recitation of the Gettysburg Address on the town common.

Gettysburg Address

Gettysburg Address

Nora Spratt recites the Gettysburg Address at the town common flanked by, from left, the Rev. Rick Armstrong, Dr. Lynn Parsons and Capt. James Shanley.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Memorial Day prayer

Memorial Day prayer

The Rev. Tim Hall leads a prayer at the Castine Cemetery.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Wreath laying

Wreath laying

Members of Girl Scout Troop 1617 lay a wreath on the town common.

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At the dock

At the dock

From left, Capt. James Shanley, the Rev. Margaret Beckman and Sgt. Mitchell Jamison honor the day at the town dock.

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Bagpiper

Bagpiper

Bagpiper Will MacArthur leads the parade out of the Castine Cemetery.

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Star Spangled Banner

Star Spangled Banner

Silas Yates leads the town band in the Star Spangled Banner at the Castine cemetery.

Photo by Anne Berleant