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Celebrating Penobscot Day

Penobscot residents, friends and family members gathered for a day of celebration during the annual Penobscot Day on July 8. The festivities started early with an all-day yard sale at the Penobscot Historical Society, and later in the morning several floats and participants walked from the South Penobscot Baptist Church to Penobscot Community School in a parade to show their Penobscot pride. Lunches were held at the fire department and the historical society, and games were available for the children at the school. Fireworks were launched at dusk to close out the celebration.

Here for the candy

Here for the candy

Several children line Route 199 to collect candy during the parade.

Photo by Monique Labbe

Grand Marshall

Grand Marshall

Jim Henry, seated with wife Pat, serves as the Grand Marshall in the Penobscot Day parade.

Photo by Monique Labbe

‘Happy Penobscot Day!’

‘Happy Penobscot Day!’

A celebratory Penobscot Day float closes out the parade.

Photo by Monique Labbe

Church suppers public announcement

Church suppers public announcement

Local church suppers are advertised during the Penobscot Day parade.

Photo by Monique Labbe