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Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration

July 4 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration begins at 12:00pm on Thursday July 4, 2024, with reading of the Declaration of Independence.The Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration begins at 12:00pm on Thursday July 4, 2024, with reading of the Declaration of Independence. The Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration begins at 12:00pm on Thursday July 4, 2024, with reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Farmers Museum Independence Day

The Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration begins at 12:00pm on Thursday July 4, 2024, with a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence on the Bump Tavern Green by Michael Henrici.

Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration, Image by the Farmers MuseumaTake part in the 13 celebratory toasts as our Founding Fathers did with lemonade made from an 1840’s recipe.

In addition there will be a reading of Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” by Andre Lake. Adrienne Martini will read a piece by Elizabeth Cady Stanton. A 19th-century children’s games will be provided for family play on the Bump Tavern Green.

During the event, museum artisans will demonstrate traditional blacksmithing, letterpress printing, and other trades throughout the day.

  • At the print shop, you can pick up a copy of our 1840’s lemonade recipe, printed on the museum’s Liberty Job Press.
  • At the Lippitt Farmstead, learn about life on the farm and delight in the baby animals at the Children’s Barnyard.
  • In the Main Barn, check out the new exhibition The Buzz about Pollinators and our historic tool collection.

You can also enjoy a ride on the Empire State Carousel, explore the Country Village, shop at Todd’s General Store, and visit the famous Cardiff Giant. Sit on our tavern green while you enjoy selections from The Crossroads Café.

For more information please visit Farmers Museum Independence Day Celebration.

 

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Date:
July 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.farmersmuseum.org/event/independence-day-celebration/

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The Farmers Museum
Phone
(607) 547-1450
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Venue

The Farmers Museum
5775 NY-80
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
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Phone
(607) 547-1450
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Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, , ,
Website:
https://www.farmersmuseum.org/event/independence-day-celebration/

Organizer

The Farmers Museum
Phone
(607) 547-1450
View Organizer Website

Venue

The Farmers Museum
5775 NY-80
Cooperstown, NY 13326 United States
+ Google Map
Phone
(607) 547-1450
View Venue Website