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7:48 PM / Wednesday August 10, 2022

3 Jul 2016

Independence Day Celebration in Historic Germantown 

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July 3, 2016 Category: Local Posted by:

Monday, July 4th

11am to 4pm: 

Concord School House & Upper Burying Ground 

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(6309 Germantown Avenue).

Ceremony and bell-ringing at 2:00pm, with remarks and performance: “Freedom Tales and Poems”

Old-fashioned 4th of July celebration with hot-dogs, make your own ice cream and flag-themed fan activity, games, and more! The program will also feature BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, a good friend of James Logan, as well as music by Run of the Mill String Band.

12pm to 4pm: 

Cliveden (6401 Germantown Ave.) 

TOUR the Main House, the site of the Battle of Germantown on October 4, 1777

EXPLORE our 1767 & 1959 kitchens with interactive activities for children and adults

VISIT our Carriage House to see our core exhibit “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness?” and our animated map of the Battle of Germantown

1pm to 3pm: 

Johnson House (6306 Germantown Avenue) 

Tour one of the few remaining Underground Railroad sites.

Events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 215.844.1683 or visit our website www.freedomsbackyard.com

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