AHT’s July 4th Events

Thu, Jul 4 8:00 am-2:00 pm
National Archives
700 Pennsylvania Ave., NWG12, Washington DC
A historically star studded morning in celebration of Independence Day: meet George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Ned Hector, Abigail Adams, John Hancock and a colonial town crier and hear a spirited reading of the Declaration of Independence.Fee and open to the public. Brunch by special arrangement: 202-357-7361

Thu, Jul 4 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Federal Hall
26 Wall Street, New York, NY
Celebrate Independence Hall with Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. Free and open to the public. www.nps.gov

Thu, Jul 4 11:00 am-1:00 pm
4601 N. 18th St, Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin gives a short program and meets guests at Stenton in celebration of Independence Day.Free and open to the public: 215-329-7312

Thu, Jul 4 11:00 am-12:30 pm
Welcome America Parade
Olde City Philadelphia, Independence Hall
Abraham Lincoln Participates in the parade on a float with the Emancipation Proclamation. Free and open to the public. Step off at 11:00 am

Thu, Jul 4 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Jefferson and the Declaration
Valley Forge National Historic Park, Visitor Center
Thomas Jefferson reads the Declaration of Independence at VFNHP 1000 N. Outer Line Drive, King of Prussia. Kids activities and food are all part of the park’s 4th of July celebration. Free and open to the public.

Thu, Jul 4 1:00 pm-2:15 pm
Independence Hall
Independence Hall, Philadelphia PA
Independence Day and Bell ringing featuring Patrick Henry hosted by the PA So ciety of the Sons of the Revolution near the Barry Statue. Free and open to the public. 610-676-1697

Thu, Jul 4 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
4th of July Celebration and Bell Ringing
Johnson house, 6306 Germantown Avenue
Oney Judge, Washington’s runaway slave, speaks and joins in the celebration of the Declaration of Independence. free and open to the pulic.