Elk­ton In­de­pen­dence Day cel­e­bra­tion goes on de­spite rain

Cecil Whig - - LOCAL - WHIG STAFF RE­PORT

— De­spite the oc­ca­sion­ally pour­ing rain, the town’s In­de­pen­dence Day cel­e­bra­tion went on as planned on Mon­day night.

The fes­tiv­i­ties were set to kick-off at 5 p.m. in Meadow Park with food ven­dors and other en­ter­tain­ment. Other hol­i­day ac­tiv­i­ties were slated

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to be­gin at 7 p.m. with the fire­works set to launch at dusk.

Though many nearby towns, in­clud­ing Ne­wark and Mid­dle­town in Delaware, can­celled their cel­e­bra­tions planned for Mon­day night, Elk­ton forged ahead with many at­ten­dees hud­dling un­der um­brel­las or choos­ing to watch the show from their cars.

CE­CIL WHIG PHOTO BY LINDSIE PALMER

Fire­works light up the sky at the Elk­ton In­de­pen­dence Day cel­e­bra­tion on Mon­day night.

CE­CIL WHIG PHOTO BY LINDSIE PALMER

De­spite rain, Elk­ton still held its fire­works dis­play in Meadow Park.

CE­CIL WHIG PHOTO BY LINDSIE PALMER

Lillian Reed, Ty­lor Clarke, Su­san Clarke and Angela Rabon braved the rain to take in the Elk­ton fire­works on Mon­day.

CE­CIL WHIG PHOTO BY LINDSIE PALMER

Macken­zie Gor­man cel­e­brated her fifth birth­day dur­ing the Elk­ton fire­works on In­de­pen­dence Day.

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