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Only In Print: Tower Built With Combo of Teamwork and Dedication

For most of the year, the tower’s various parts are separated and stored in different locations. Its aluminum skeleton is dismantled and stored atop the roof of a parish building, next to the church. (Photo: Bill Miller)

WILLIAMSBURG — On the evening of June 23, a couple hundred Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishioners kicked off the Giglio Season with the annual “Taking Out of the Boat.”

Several dozen “lifters” gathered beneath a massive replica ship used in the “Dancing of the Giglio” ceremony…

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