Solemn words on a festive day

Chris Ohmen and his son, Skyler, after the parade. Photo by Anne Day

SALISBURY — The Memorial Day parade and ceremony in Salisbury featured splendid weather, a large and enthusiastic crowd and a number of small children who inserted themselves into the festivities at opportune moments.

The parade kicked off promptly at 10 a.m. and marched east on Main Street from the Scoville Memorial Library toward the town Green.

From there the parade went left on Undermountain Road past the ambulance building and The White Hart and along to the cemetery.

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