Wednesday, July 7, 2010

HOW WE SPENT JULY 4

They turn the USS Constitution once a year, always on July 4.  Tugs take it out far enough for them to turn, fire the cannon, and then return the ship to its mooring to be put in facing the opposite way it had faced the year before.  We were there to see that this year.

4 comments:

Helen said...

Very nice! Hope you had a wonderful trip!

Joe Barone said...

Helen,

Thanks. We did have a wonderful trip.

pattinase (abbott) said...

What a lovely shot.

Joe Barone said...

Patti,
It was a moving experience.