As Americans go through the motions of celebrating the remnants of our our once preciously cherished liberty, we are reminded that it is high time to pluck a few chickens and warm up the tar pot.
Independence day is also the birthday of Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) and of General Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807–1882) – JWR
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The Sixteenth Annual William Howsare Memorial Public Reading of our 1776 Declaration of Independence will take place at 12:00 Noon (EDT) on Tuesday 4 July 2017, in front of the County Courthouse in Marlinton, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. All welcome, phone 304-799-7191 for more information
For those not in West Virginia, you might check your local newspaper for a similar announcement to see if your local government or organization is also having a reading.