Mount Vernon salutes our first commander-in-chief during its annual Independence Day event! Watch dazzling daytime fireworks shoot off over the Potomac River. Listen to the roar of the cannon fire while viewing special military re-enactments throughout the day.

 

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Mount Vernon salutes our first commander-in-chief during its annual Independence Day event! Watch dazzling daytime fireworks shoot off over the Potomac River. Listen to the roar of the cannon fire while viewing special military re-enactments throughout the day.

 

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An American Celebration includes an inspirational naturalization ceremony for 100 new citizens with a keynote address from CIA Director John Brennan, daytime fireworks, military reenactments, a special wreathlaying ceremony, free birthday cake for all (while supplies last), and a visit from the “first” first couple, “General and Mrs. Washington.” Enjoy a performance by the National Concert Band's during its "Red, White and Blue" concert.

 

 

TIME ACTIVITY
9:30 a.m. "General Washington's" Inspection of the Troops
10 a.m. 54th Annual Independence Day Wreathlaying
11 a.m. Naturalization Event - A Ceremony to Honor New Citizens. CIA Director John Brennan will provide keynote remarks.
12 p.m. "Red, White, and Blue" Concert
1 p.m. Daytime Fireworks - A Pyrotechnic Salute to America
1:15 p.m. "Happy Birthday, America!" Cake
1:30 p.m. Revolutionary War Music
2:30 p.m. Revolutionary War Military Drill

 

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