Independence Day



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

WILL CLOSE 

AT 2pm on Thursday July 2 and Friday July 3

Please come in for your holiday cook out supplements early!