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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
Saturday, August 11, 2018

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.