Annual Fourth of July Festivities
Historic Fourth of July Celebration
Fort Madison, Iowa

Thursday, July 4, 2019

EVENT DETAILS:

Location: Old Fort Madison, Avenue H (US 61) at Riverview Park, Fort Madison, IA

Dates: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Times: 9 am - 5 pm

Description: Come and celebrate the birth of our nation in the military fashion of the early Republic. The Old Fortís staff and volunteers will recreate the Independence Day celebrations commonly seen at United States military posts across the country in the early nineteenth century. Watch as the garrison fires thirteen shots in accompaniment with the officers' thirteen toasts in a period commemoration of the America's freedom. The main event is a ceremony featuring the firing of 18 cannon shots that begins at 1 pm on the 4th.

Admission

For information call 319-372-7700 extension 274

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