Be Revolutionary!


Thu Jul 04 2024 at 10:00 am to 02:00 pm


Leffingwell House Museum | Norwich, CT

Calling all Patriots to 'Be Revolutionary’ and Celebrate Independence Day at the Leffingwell House Museum on Thursday, July 4, 2024 from 10am-2pm. The day begins at 10am with BSA Scouting Groups raising the 13 star Betsy Ross and Live Free or Die Sons of Liberty flag! At 10:30 Col.John Durkee will speak of the Intolerble Acts of 1774, then the local perspective from businessman Elias Bliss. At noon, Brown’s Company of Artillery will join us for some cannon fireworks. The Declaration of Independence will be read and YOU can add your signature and even Enlist in the Militia with Col. Leffingwell. Inside the museum, see and read original documents, letters and newspapers from the Revolutionary Era, see our annual display of Historic flags. Learn about the pension request made by Joshua Yeomans of Norwich and read original letters from the Battle of White Plains written by Zephaniah Bliss to his brother Elias in Norwich. Discover the connections between Norwich and the Revolutionary War, feel the pride of being an American as we celebrate Independence Day! $8

Where is it happening?

Leffingwell House Museum, 355 Washington St, Norwich, CT 06360-2443, United States,Norwich, Connecticut

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