Independence Day

Independence Day

July 2 – 6, 2014

AT THE CENTER

Fourth of July Show

This show takes an in-depth look at this exciting national holiday from the early years of America’s independence to the present day. The show ends with a bang from our Cannon of Independence!

Patriotic Crafts and Activities

Create your own crepe paper flags, Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty hats, and much more.

Patriotic Karaoke

Sing your favorite American anthems!

Revolutionary War Encampment

Step back in American history at our re-creation of a Revolutionary War encampment, right in the heart of Historic Philadelphia. Practice mustering with the troops, stop by the medical tent, visit the blacksmith, or try your hand at carpentry or leatherwork.

The Star-Spangled Banner

In this interactive show, learn about Francis Scott Key, the Battle of Fort McHenry, and the flag that inspired America's national anthem.

IN THE CLASSROOM

Lesson Plans

Activities

From Constitution Daily