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.
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.
Memorial Day prayer
The Rev. Tim Hall leads a prayer at the Castine Cemetery.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 1617 lay a wreath on the town common.
At the dock
From left, Capt. James Shanley, the Rev. Margaret Beckman and Sgt. Mitchell Jamison honor the day at the town dock.
Bagpiper Will MacArthur leads the parade out of the Castine Cemetery.
Star Spangled Banner
Silas Yates leads the town band in the Star Spangled Banner at the Castine cemetery.