Friday, July 03, 2009

July 4th at the National Archives

Declaration of Independence Reading Ceremony
10:00 - 11:00am Constitution Avenue Steps

Presentation of colors by the U.S. 3rd Infantry Continental Color Guard
Performance by the U.S. 3rd Infantry Fife and Drum Corps
Remarks by Acting Archivist of the United States Adrienne Thomas and Nixon Presidential Library Director Timothy Naftali
Dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence by middle school students,
Luke Trinity, Louisa Stanwich, and Sharmen Hettipola,
and by historical re-enactors of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams,
Benjamin Franklin, and Ned Hector

Exhibit Viewing
10:00am - 9:00pm
Inside the National Archives Experience

For more information 202-357-5000 or public.program[at]

National Archives and Records Administration
700 Constitution Ave. NW
Metro: Archives-Navy Mem'l-Penn Quarter

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