Celebrating Independence 2015

Closeup of a man dressed as American Revolutionary War soldier reading from the Declaration of Independence to a crowd.

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Celebrating independence is serious business at Independence National Historical Park. See below for all that we have planned June 25 thru July 8, 2015. There's something for everyone.
 
July 8
 
Living History: "Brethren of the Same Principle"

Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 10:30am
Location: Congress Hall, Independence Square, enter through security at 5th and Chestnut Streets
Cost: FREE

Look on as actors portraying Thomas Jefferson and John Dickinson debate declaring independence from Great Britain (1 hour). See our Calendar of Events for full event information.
 

Living History: Re-enactment of the First Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Date: July 8, 2015
Time: 11:45am
Location: Independence Square, security entrance at 5th and Chestnut Streets
Cost: FREE

Cheer or jeer as costumed rangers re-enact the July 8, 1776 reading of the Declaration of Independence (1 hour). See our Calendar of Events for full event information.

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