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Independence Day Celebration, 2019

Regarding Independence Day, Founding Father John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, on July 4, 1776:

It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the country to the other, from this time forward forever more.

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Independence Day 2016: Happy Fourth of July Weekend!!!

Fireworks in San Diego John Adams wrote to his wife on July 4, 1776:

It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the country to the other, from this time forward forever more.

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Independence Day, 2015

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Regarding Independence Day, Founding Father John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, on July 4, 1776:

It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the country to the other, from this time forward forever more.

Continue reading

Fourth of July Open Thread

It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.

 

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, EVERYONE!!!

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Happy Independence Day!!! (Open Thread)

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John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, with regard to Independence Day:

I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn Acts of Devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.

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HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!!! (Open Thread)

 

© Miri WTPOTUS July 4, 2012 

John Adams to Abigail Adams, July 4, 1776: 

It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations, from one end of the country to the other, from this time forward forever more. Continue reading