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July 4, 2017

In celebration of the 241st anniversary of American independence, the VHS hosted a full day of patriotic festivities, including a large-scale citizenship naturalization ceremony, live music, and much more. More than 1,300 people attended the 2017 Independence Day Celebration.

Independence Day Celebration (7/4/17) from Virginia Historical Society on Vimeo.

Independence Celebration at the Virginia Historical Society on July 4, 2017
In celebration of the 241st anniversary of American independence, the VHS hosted a full day of patriotic festivities, including a large-scale citizenship naturalization ceremony, live music, and much more. More than 1,300 people attended the 2017 Independence Day Celebration.
Due to the inclement weather, our galleries, museum shop, and research library will be closing at 1:00 pm today (Sunday, December 9, 2018).

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