Happy Independence Day!
The sun is shining and the temperature is climbing! We wanted to take a minute to wish you all a Happy Independence Day. We have pulled out some fun facts to share with you below. Have a wonderful and safe holiday!
Did you know?
- In 1781, Massachusetts became the first state to make July 4th a state holiday.
- There is a copy of the Declaration of Independence, with Sam Adams' signature, hanging in the Sam Adams Brewery in Boston.
- Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4th, 1826, and James Monroe, the fifth President, died on July 4th, 1831.
- Bristol, Rhode Island is home to the oldest continuous July 4th Celebration in America, dating back to 1785. The street lines are even painted red, white and blue!