Delaware beaches celebrate Easter at sunrise [photos]

It wasn’t that long ago that snow blowers and shovels were needed to make a path along the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk to clear away snow drifts from winter storms.

So what a relief it was when hundreds gathered just before dawn to watch the sunrise service for Easter Sunday 2014.  

Even though it was windy, which made for a chilly start to the day,  there were still between 500 and 600 people at the bandstand to witness the event put on annually by the Lewes-Rehoboth Association of Churches.

But people adapted. They came wrapped in blankets or dressed in layers. Just like they had done for most of the last few months.

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As our slide show demonstrates we are ready for spring. It’ll only be another couple of months before music fills the bandstand during the summer.

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