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Afternoon Adventures: Celebrating Independence Day

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen American colonies claimed their independence from England, an event that led to the formation of what we know today as the United States. Come celebrate Independence Day, and create your own red, white, and blue firecracker-style windchime.

For children, ages 5-12, with an adult. $3 per child, or $2 with a History Center membership.

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