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‘Ring of fire’ and remembrances at the clambake

The old and respected art of corn shucking — as practiced by volunteers at the Jane Lloyd Fund clambake in Salisbury on Saturday, July 28. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

SALISBURY — The Jane Lloyd Fund clambake, held at Satre Hill on Saturday, July 28, went off like clockwork.

It was so organized that the organizers were wondering if they’d forgotten something critical — like the food.

At 1 p.m., an hour before the official start time of 2 p.m., a group was busy husking corn and cracking jokes.

Eliot Osborn was performing a microphone check prior to a musical performance.

Everything else was pretty much set up.

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