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For Independence Day, Wainscotters Sign Their Own Declaration

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Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend.

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend.

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend.

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend. Michael Wright

Mike and Kristin Elkins signed the petition in favor of a vote on whether to form a new village.

Mike and Kristin Elkins signed the petition in favor of a vote on whether to form a new village. Michael Wright

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend.

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend. Michael Wright

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend.

Members of the Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott gathered signatures on a petition to incorporate the hamlet into a village over the Fourth of July weekend. Michael Wright

Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott co-founder Alexander Edlich, right, looked on as Wainscott resident Simon Kinsella signed the petition to call for an incorporation vote.

Citizens for the Preservation of Wainscott co-founder Alexander Edlich, right, looked on as Wainscott resident Simon Kinsella signed the petition to call for an incorporation vote. Michael Wright

authorMichael Wright on Jul 8, 2020
About 200 Wainscott residents took advantage of a unique opportunity last weekend to mark the Independence Day holiday by scripting their own John Hancocks on their own declaration of independence... more

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