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Fourth of July Fun Facts

Did you know…

  • According to legend, the first American Flag was commissioned by the Congressional Committee and was sewed by Betsy Ross, in May or June 1776.
  • Independence Day was first celebrated in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776.
  • The word ‘patriotism’ comes from the Latin patria, which means ‘homeland’ or ‘fatherland.’
  • The first public Fourth of July event at the White House occurred in 1804.
  • Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on Independence Day-July 4, 1826.

 

 

From Our Family To Yours…Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July!

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