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Fourth of July festivities planned in Port Royal

The town of Port Royal will host the 15th annual Independence Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 4th.

flag usThe day will include:

  • a reading of the Declaration of Independence
  • a performance from Saint Andrew’s Legion Pipes and Drums
  • an 18th century dancing demonstrations by the Rappahannock Colonial Heritage Society
  • a patriotic organ recital at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
  • a living history encampment with Civil War re-enactors
  • a guest speaker from the National Park Service
  • period musicians Evergreen Shade
  • surrey rides
  • demonstrations of early medical practices, blacksmithing, spinning, and weaving
  • childrens games
  • food and beverages

Admission is free and the event is sponsored by Historic Port Royal, Inc. and the Caroline County Board of Supervisors.