Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Date: 
Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 11:45am - 12:30pm
Location: 
Independence Square 111 S Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

On July 8, 1776, Colonel John Nixon strode to a platform in the State House yard (now Independence Square) and shared the stunning news of the Declaration of Independence with the crowd. Help celebrate this historic occasion and join the crowd to hear a commemorative reading of the document by a park ranger portraying Colonel Nixon. Free copies will be given out so you can follow along and cheer or jeer.

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Community Events
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Arts and Culture
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Literature
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Education
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Folk Arts/Culture
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Cultural Exchange
Global Region: 
North America
Global Region: 
American (United States)