Cocoanut - Decoration Day

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Coconuts were a treat for children on Decoration Day, now Memorial Day. The coconuts became a tradition when children began buying them at the Andover Spa on Elm Street.


  • "The coconuts are here!," Andover Townsman, May 22, 2003.
  • "Coo-coo for coconuts," Andover Townsman, June 1, 2006.
  • "Bessie Goldsmith's work helps crack 'cocoanut' question," Andover Townsman, June 15, 2006, p. 40.
  • "Coconuts, the Spa and Memorial Day," Andover Townsman, May 22, 2008, p. 9.

See attached

...Cocoanut and Decoration Day.... click to enlarge

--Eleanor 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)

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