July 4th Programs & Resources

There’s plenty of ways to celebrate this July 4th, even if customary events have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Find below a list of virtual resources and programs from our partner sites to help you celebrate this Independence Day!

Middlesex County: A Revolutionary Celebration
*Featuring a full-length coloring book, 4th of July playlist, crafts, and recipes.

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage: New Jersey’s Declarations of Independence
*Paul Soltis’s video series explores New Jersey’s Charter (June 24, 1664), instructions to delegates to the Continental Congress (June 22, 1776) and first Constitution (July 2, 1776) with new videos every other day from June 22 to July 4, 2020. 

Bergen County Historical Society: July 2nd Virtual Tour of Historic New Bridge Landing
*Join the Bergen County Historical Society at 2PM on July 2nd to watch a virtual tour of Historic New Bridge Landing, led by BCHS President Jim Smith.

New Jersey State Parks: July 4th Declaration of Independence Reading
*Starting at 8AM on July 4th, follow the New Jersey State Parks on Facebook as they stream a live reading of the Declaration of Independence.

Morristown National Historic Park: July 4th Declaration of Independence Reading
*Starting at 1PM on July 4th, follow Morristown National Historic Park on Facebook as they stream a discussion of the Declaration of Independence with Park Rangers Tom Winslow and Erin Olsen, followed by a dramatic reading of the document.