Joe Batt's Arm - Wedding Customs

A popular wedding custom in Joe Batt’s Arm involves shooting guns off into the sky to salute the newly wed couple. This custom is hard to miss as the gun blasts can be heard throughout the community. The Penton family took part in this wedding custom when one of their family members got married.

Pentons, with guns raised and prepared to shoot, in celebration of a family wedding, Joe Batt's Arm

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