PHOTOS: Fourth of July traditions continue with fireworks, hydroplane race

  • Tue Jul 11th, 2017 1:32pm
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Hydroplanes raced around the island early in the morning on Tuesday, July 4, and fireworks lit up the harbor that night continuing longtime Independence Day traditions. Islanders captured photos of both events and submitted them to The Beachcomber.

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Fireworks display over Quartermaster Harbor (Wes York Photo)

Islander Evan Mattingly crosses the finish line and takes first place in the hydroplane race. (Scott Nicolino Photo)

Hydroplanes race out of Quartermaster Harbor early in the morning July 4. (Chris Heider Photo)

Fireworks light the sky over Quartermaster Harbor (Ray Pfortner Photo)

Quartermaster fireworks show (Soren Norbeck Photo)