George E. Coombs. 21 years.
So many names, yet so few at the same time.
Orin Conway. 29 years.
These men gave their all in battle, to keep us free.
Charles V. Smith. 16 years.
So young to die, but strangely, I feel like he wouldn’t have had it any other way.
James Sandbourn. 17 years.
This day, May 28th, we have set aside to remember the people that gave the ultimate sacrifice.
Francis E. Bray. 21 years.
Memorial Day is the ceremonial start to summer for our country.
Samuel West. 18 years.
But sometimes the true meaning of the day gets overlooked.
John M. Conway. 22 years.
On the island of Vinalhaven, Maine, this is not the case.
Isiah Coombs. 23 years.
Everyone on this island knows the true meaning of the day.
Freeman Brown. 23 years.
What a refreshing change of pace.
Manford Tobin. 21 years.
When all you’re used to is the parties from the mainland.
Alexander Young. 19 years.
It is nice to find somewhere that still honors their vets.
Flavious Mills. 19 years.
And still knows the true meaning of Memorial Day.
Francis Crockett. 21 years.
Vinalhaven is one of a kind.