Did You Know?
• Independence Day was not declared a legal
holiday until 1870.
• Work on the Erie Canal in 1817, the laying of
the cornerstone of the Washington Monument in
1848, and the laying of the cornerstone of the
Freedom Tower all began on the Fourth of July.
• The city of Boston, Massachusetts, first
commemorated Independence Day on March 5,
1783, the day of the Boston Massacre.
BOTH OUTREACH CENTERS
AT 2pm on Thursday July 2 and Friday July 3
Please come in for your holiday cook out supplements early!