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Fourth of July Facts and Traditions

Posted by on July 3rd, 2012

Corn on the Cob | Guarantee Green BlogTo most Americans the Fourth of July means barbecues and beach days but what other fun traditions are held in celebration of Independence Day?

Since the very first Independence Day celebration in 1777, fireworks have been a major part in Fourth of July celebrations. However it wasn’t until the end of the war in 1783 that July fourth became a big holiday, where many cities had parades and citizens gathered to hear the reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Soon, summer time festivals became associated with the Fourth of July. Independence Day also became a day for pageants, contests, beach trips, baseball games and most of all, picnics. Summer picnic food also became standard Fourth of July traditions. All America foods like hot dogs, burgers, apple pie and cole slaw are enjoyed all across the USA.

This Fourth of July enjoy great out door weather and the Independence that makes America great.

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