Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Date & Time:
Saturday, July 3, 2021
2:00 pm

The Old State House
25 The Green
Dover, DE

Program commences with the ringing of The Old State House bell in celebration of the nation’s birthday, 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. In addition, tours of the museum will be conducted, by advance reservations only, at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free admission. Call 302-744-5054 for reservations.

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