Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate all things American at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Independence Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 6th and 7th, from 10am to 4:30pm. A variety of patriotic family activities, programs, and music will be taking place and the Village’s restored historic buildings will be open, featuring demonstrations of Early American trades and crafts.
At 11:30am on Saturday, at the Dennisville Inn, there will be a War of 1812 Militia Muster for children ages 5 to 12. At 12:30pm the Village’s Deputy Director for Education, Jim Stephens, will present The Story of Old Glory, a fascinating look at the origins and history of our nation’s flag at the Village Gazebo.
On Sunday, July 7th at 1pm the Dennisville Inn, there will be a War of 1812 Militia Muster for children ages 5 to 12. At 3pm the Village’s Deputy Director for Education, Jim Stephens, will again present The Story of Old Glory. At 2pm, the John Walter Cape Community Band will perform American heritage tunes at the Friends Pavillion.
The Family Activity Area will feature children’s historic games, and take-home patriotic crafts including an American flag. Kids can also take part in the “Patriot Spy Game,” visiting Village buildings to look for clues using a real Revolutionary War cipher.

This event sponsored by: VFW Peterson-Little Post No. 386

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