Soldiers march, as a woman from the Southampton Militia distracts bystanders with gifts of seaside lavender.
Soldiers march, as a woman from the Southampton Militia distracts bystanders with gifts of seaside lavender.

Southampton’s annual Fourth of July parade, held this morning, is one of the largest on Long Island. It was a lot of fun, too.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at editor@eastendbeacon.com

2 thoughts on “The Walking Eye at the Southampton Fourth of July parade

  1. Bill and the kids were in the parade with the Southampton Animal Shelter. I didn’t know the Walking Eye would be there!

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