Sumter's Solomons senior home celebrates Memorial Day early


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Solomons Home, which provides independent senior living in Sumter, hosted a Memorial Day-themed socially distanced parade on Thursday to entertain residents during their time of quarantine. Friends, family and local businesses drove through, and the processional even included a Sumter Fire Department truck and representatives. The small senior home on North Guignard Drive is named after the first Jewish family to live in Sumter, according to the facility. Solomons Home opened in 1962, and its history denotes that the youngest and last surviving of the three Solomons sisters put in her will to use her estate as a "home for the aged."