“Old Dover Independence Day”

Date & Time:
Saturday, July 3, 2021
9:00 am

First State Heritage Park
43 The Green
Dover, DE

July 4th as it was celebrated in the late 1800s. Activities include sack racing, tug ‘o war, lawn games Revolutionary Dover walking tours and more. At 2 p.m., the bell of The Old State House will ring 13 times in honor of the original 13 states, followed immediately by historical interpreters, dressed in period clothing, reciting the Declaration of Independence outside near the spot where the document was first read to the citizens of Dover in 1776. First Saturday in the First State program sponsored by the First State Heritage Park. Free admission. TourFSHP@delaware.gov or 302-739-9194.

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