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The Declaration of Independence: Read Aloud for the 4th of July

Old Traditions, Rekindled Early July 4th celebrations weren’t that different from our own – with a few exceptions. Some revelry included mock funerals and effigy burning (click here to read more history of Independence Day celebrations). While we don’t believe effigies should be burned, or statues smelted down, we believe some traditions should be rekindled. […]

History: Early July 4th Celebrations

In the past, celebrations of the 4th of July weren’t all that different from today. Here are some interesting facts you might not know about this national holiday: The Declaration of Independence was read aloud every 4th. You can do the same by clicking here! The first 4th of July celebration took place on July […]