On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, formally severing ties with Great Britain.

A Declaration of Freedom

John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and other Founding Fathers played a pivotal role in crafting the Declaration and securing independence.

Founding Fathers

The Liberty Bell, a symbol of freedom, is traditionally tolled 13 times at noon on the Fourth of July, signifying the 13 original colonies.

Liberty Bell Rings

From that day forward, the Fourth of July became a national holiday, a day to celebrate freedom and unity.

A Nation Takes Flight

Dazzling fireworks displays are a hallmark of Fourth of July celebrations, illuminating the night with vibrant colors.

Fireworks Light Up the Sky

Festive parades wind through towns, and communities gather for picnics filled with delicious food and joyful company.

Parades and Picnics

The Fourth of July is also a time to reflect on the ongoing pursuit of liberty and justice for all.

A Time for Reflection

The holiday brings families and friends together to create lasting memories filled with laughter and merriment.

Family, Friends, and Fun

Let freedom ring! The Fourth of July is a cherished tradition that embodies the spirit of American independence.

A Celebration of Freedom

Celebrate the spirit of America with joy and gratitude!

Happy Fourth of July!