A North Shore Memorial Day sampler

Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to sample the zeitgeist of the North Shore, whether you’re doing so on the beach or at one of the parades or other events that mark a day of solemn remembrance.

You’ll find that the North Shore communities vary markedly in their approach to Memorial Day, as they do in much else, with Kenilworth opting for the most traditional ceremonies.

In the 2007 video, below, Kenilworth’s T. Tolbert Chisum, accompanied by the strains of the Battle Hymn of the Republic, intoned the name and address of each Kenilworth resident who died to secure our liberty. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts planted a flag memorializing each fallen hero.

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