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United States Centennial Celebration, Kalamazoo Michigan Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3697
Scope and Contents

Kalamazoo hosted a major Centennial event on July 4th, 1876. Fireworks, speeches, a major parade, a public reading of the Declaration of Independence, and numerous songs. Celebrations began at 6pm on July 3rd. The events of the 4th were affected by rain at 4pm. After about a half hour the rain ended and the activities resumed.

Dates: 1876-07-04

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  • Repository: Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections X
  • Subject: Fourth of July celebrations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo X
  • Subject: United States -- Centennial celebrations, etc. -- Collectibles X