Monday, June 22, 2009

Celebrate the 4th of July with Richmond Events

Have you made your Fourth of July plans yet? Anybody living in downtown Richmond apartments don't have to go too far for the action, but if you're coming to the city to celebrate the nation's independence you'll find a wealth of fun and educational events!

History Repeats Itself: St. John's Church will host a special reenactment featuring performances of our colonial founders debating the fate of our young nation. You'll hear Patrick Henry utter his immortal proclamation to "Give me liberty or give me death!" Admission is free, and the line for tickets queues at 1PM.

Ride Back in Time: Where are the landmarks that shaped our nation's history? You'll be surprised to know the role Richmond has played in our nation's formative years. Take the Let Freedom Ring Bus Tour to learn more about the city's ongoing theme of independence and civil rights. Contact the Richmond History Center for more information.

Pay Your Respects: Hollywood Cemetery is the final resting place of two US Presidents, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, and other important figures in early American history. This fascinating walking tour is a trip through time as learn more about the people who defined our nation. Contact the Richmond History Center for more information.

Watch the Fireworks: It just wouldn't be the Fourth without an amazing light display, and the Dogwood Dell is the place to be. Enjoy live music and great food as the night sky is set ablaze with an incredible fireworks celebration.

Check out Richmond events for more ideas on how to celebrate the Fourth in town.

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