___First Flag 2014

1. Gathering at Somerville City Hall, fifteen minutes prior to the parade leaving for Prospect Hill Monument and the 238th Commemoration of the Raising of the First Flag.

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4. Tom Coots, Charlestown Militia Commander

5. Lawrence Wilwerth

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12. Sarah Rodewald and Mayor Joe Curtatone

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16. Brandon Wilson being interviewed. My guess is that she has done this sort of thing once or twice. She is after all the Executive Director, Somerville Historic Preservation Commission. Think she has one or two things to say about this day?

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 18. Is this love or what. Ecstasy more likely. What beauty.
 

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20. Captain Tom Coots and his Charlestown Militia Company, gathering themselves together for this important historic event.

21. Dave Loda (George Washington). What a beautiful horse.

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25. Ah, ready to get going. General Washington looks back making sure everyone is in order.

26. And we begin.

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33. Ancient & Honorable Artillery Company lead by Frank Magaletta, Captain Commanding

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3 comments:

  1. A great day, thanks to all that made this event possible. And, thanks to Skip for the fantastic photos!

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  2. You have truly captured the essence of this event, with all of its terrific participants and significance; thanks, Skip!

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