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MAIN Arrow to Home LifeHolidays & Observances Arrow to valentines day Happy 4th! Thursday July 4, 2024


4th of July sparklerThis year, watch for American Independence Day to fall on Thursday July 4, 2024 making for some Americans a long, leisurely 4-day weekend!

After all, it was patriot John Adams himself who declared in 1776 that the 4th of July should always " be commemorated .... with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other....".

And so it has continued -- from sea to shining sea -- for more than 240 years.



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The Declaration of Independence

Fireworks saftey tips"We hold these truths to be self-evident..." was the verbal shot heard 'round the world in 1776 when colonial farmers and landowners decided to take on the most powerful nation on earth in a bid for liberty......

Traditional Ways to Wave Old Glory

4th of July Flag Etiquette Tips
When displaying the flag, it's good to remember traditional flag etiquette, with tips on parading and saluting the flag, hanging the flag indoors or outdoors, and more guidelines for properly waving Old Glory...

More about the 4th of July around the Web:

July 4th -
- Feature articles and biographies, histories of the American Revolution and famous battles, related fun facts, videos, and photos.

Quotes for the 4th of July - Famous quotes and sayings about freedom, liberty and related topics from George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and others down through the centuries.




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