Independence Day

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Independence Day

Date
Sat., Jul 4, 2020, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location
200 Tower Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55111

Map

Contact
612-726-1171
ftsnelling@mnhs.org
Cost
Included with $6-12 site admission/MNHS members free

Explore the history of freedom in 19th-century America with a day of activities for all ages. Discover the way many Americans celebrated the holiday nearly two centuries ago, complete with cannon and musket salutes, military dress parades, fife and drum music, and much more.

But not all Americans viewed Independence Day in the same way. Visit interactive learning stations to learn about the struggles for freedom and independence for enslaved people, Native Americans, and women, while exploring the question, "What does freedom mean today?"


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