Ferry (R-Michigan), address on July 4,1876, in Philadelphia
Atone o'clock, the yards being properly manned, they began the celebration of the day by adischarge of thirteen cannon from each of the ships, and one from each of the thirteen gallies, inhonour of the Thirteen United States.
Grow Presented in Montrose, Pennsylvania, on July 4, 1877
He traveled to Massachusetts and settled in New Bedford, working as a laborer to support himself. In 1841, he attended a convention of the Massachusetts Antislavery Society and quickly came to the attention of its members, eventually becoming a leading figure in the New England antislavery movement.
flag flies over the White House on July 5,despite the President's absence (for years the flag which flies over the White House had beenhauled down each time the President left the White House)1898- At Washington Grove, Md., a few miles outside of Washington, D.C., Mrs.
Address at Philadelphia, Pa., July 4, 2001
Pataki; President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan isgiven the 2004 Philadelphia Liberty Medal at Independence Hall; Americans across the nationhonor soldiers serving in Iraq through parades and ceremonies; in Miami, a group of servicemenrepresenting various branches of the armed forces become American citizens in a ceremony heldthere 2005- In what is described as the biggrest Fourth of July blast ever, NASA slams its two-stage 820-pound spacecraft called Deep Impact into the comet Tempel 1; the "Capitol Fourth" event in Washington, D.C.
Address at Ripley, West Virginia, July 4, 2002
Louis, the historic Eads Bridge over the Mississippi River is reopened topedestrians after being closed for more than 11 years due to repairs; due to the threat of forestfires, the use of fireworks in New Mexico and other areas in the West is curtailed; Kilgore,Texas, is recovering from a fireworks warehouse explosion on July 3 that killed three and injuredseveral others; in Southampton on Long Island, N.Y., members of a reenactment militia groupfire muskets in a parade there; Chicago holds its fireworks extravaganza on the evening of July 3to the sounds of the "1812 Overture" 2004- The cornerstone of the Freedom Tower is laid on the site of the World Trade Center,with speaker New York Governor George E.
Address at Dayton, Ohio, July 4, 2003
Torsella and Mayor Street; also in Philadelphia, Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O'Connor isawarded the city's Liberty Medal while 5,000 demonstrators participate in an anti-war rally atFranklin Square; at Monticello, more than 70 new U.S.
Address at Charleston, West Virginia, July 4, 2004
soldierscelebrate the Fourth with a cookout at Saddam Hussein's hometown palace; a National Archivesprogram in conjunction with a National History Day Winner Performance event is held at UnionStation in Washington, D.C., and a copy of an original 1776 Dunlap Broadside of the Declarationof Independence is on display; in Georgetown, a barge trip up the C & O Canal is held as ahistoric reenactment commemorating the 175th anniversary of President John Quincy Adamsbreaking ground for that canal in 1828; Philadelphia's new National Constitution Center opens,but a heavy piece of stage scenery topples and slightly injures the center's president Joseph M.
Address at Morgantown, West Virginia, July 4, 2005
military to receiveimmediate eligibility for citizenship 2003- At Forbes Field in Topeka, Kansas, as well as other towns and cities across the nation,Americans honor the U.S.