Pirates go way back in Wellfleet. And this year, even though there was no official Fourth of July parade, the pirates turned out for a walk to mark the day.
A pirate awaits his mates on the town pier.
Payton Hill, right, and Leah Hill, scallywags on scooters, saw a trio of pirates making their way downtown and decided to join in.
A golden retriever and its humans drove by the impromptu pirate parade.
Hearties Amy Ramsdell, left, Kai Potter, and Jill Thomas on the pier in Wellfleet. Amy’s father, Brian Ramsdell, was a pirate. Kai’s brother Caleb Potter took over the role after him. This year, Kai kept up the pirate tradition.
Josephine Blumberg, 3 years old, of Wellfleet and Westport, Conn., celebrates Independence Day in her front yard on Wellfleet’s Main Street while her parents, Mike and Sarah Blumberg, look on from the porch.