Let each one of us make a promise, that as long as we live, we will be good citizens of our country in the best of our capabilities and we will help America grow into a better nation with each passing day.Factoid: Which president was the first to hold a Fourth of July celebration at the White House?Although John Adams was the first president to occupy the executive mansion, it was Thomas Jefferson who established the traditions of a July 4th celebration at the White House or President's House as it was called in his time.We hope everyone has a safe and rewarding 4th of July!
As we celebrate our freedom, let us not forget to thank all those who have fought for this country to give us this day. When was the First 4th of July? On July 8, 1776, the first public readings of the Declaration were held in Philadelphia’s Independence Square to the ringing of bells and band music. One year later, on July 4, 1777, Philadelphia marked Independence Day by adjourning Congress and celebrating with bonfires, bells and fireworks. Have a glorious and safe 4th of July Holiday!
This Independence Day, take a step back and cherish your life and the country you live in while appreciating the sacrifices people made to give us independence today. Factoid: Who started the 4th of July as a holiday? The 4th of July was celebrated as our Independence Day in 1777. John Adams predicted in a letter to his wife Abigail that Americans would celebrate their Independence Day on July 2. Off by two days — not too bad for government work! We hope everyone has a safe and rewarding 4th of July!