PHOTOS: Salisbury Old Home Day celebrates town’s 250 year anniversary

  • Blackwater Veterinary Services drives by with a birthday-themed float during the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury in celebration of the town’s 250th anniversary. Photos by ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff

  • Peter Krautmann, 3, walks with the Daniel Webster Fife and Drum Corps during the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday.

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • A large birthday cake is seen during Old Home Day in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • The town’s rural roots were on display during the Old Home Day parade.

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • Rep. Natalie Wells walks in the Old Home Day parade in Salisbury on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The town is celebrating its 250th birthday this year. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) ELIZABETH FRANTZ—Monitor staff

  • All year, the town has tapped into its history in an effort to give residents of all ages a sense of the area’s past.

  • Boston Post Cane Holder Isabel Bartz takes in the festivities at Old Home Day in Salisbury on Saturday.

Monitor staff
Published: 8/11/2018 9:47:26 PM

Events in Salisbury have been extra special this year as the town celebrates its 250th anniversary. Saturday’s Old Home Day celebrations were no different. Birthday-themed floats dominated the parade and cake was cut in the afternoon.




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