David Gehman plays "The Star Spangled Banner" on his trumpet during Saturday's Market in the Park in Heritage Park.
David Gehman plays "The Star Spangled Banner" on his trumpet during Saturday's Market in the Park in Heritage Park.

National anthem celebrated

Published 4:50pm Tuesday, June 17, 2014

The city of Atmore joined a nation-wide celebration of the 200th anniversary of the national anthem, during a community singing of the anthem Saturday at Market in the Park in Heritage Park.

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At left, the large U.S. flag flies high from an Atmore Fire Department ladder truck.

Below, the Rev. Michael Wilson Sr. gives the invocation as Bub Gideons, Sandra Gray, Wayne Gray, Mayor Jim Staff and others listen.

(Photos by Candice Wooten, For The Advance)

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