Jul

4 2014

Independence Day

12:00AM - 11:55PM  


Contact Hilary Goldberg
hgoldberg@jewishnewhaven.org

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in theUnited States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain (now officially known as the United Kingdom). Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworksparadesbarbecues,carnivalsfairspicnicsconcertsbaseball gamesfamily reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States.[1][2][3]

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