We celebrate our Freedom.
On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event. (http://www.military.com/indepe...)
- Attend a local parade or fireworks display in your city or community.
- Enjoy a barbecue or picnic with family or friends.
- Flag Etiquette (see VFW Community on how to properly handle your flag)
- Read the Declaration of Independence
For more information on Independence Day, visit these sites:
- History.com History of the Fourth of July
- Military.com Celebrates our Nation's Birthday
- NBC News Six Things You Didn't Know About the Fourth of July
- Flag Coloring Sheet
- How to Display the Flag
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