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2nd Annual Declaration of Independence Recitation Event

July 4 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

Cost: Free

Our 4th of July Declaration of Independence Recitation event includes live music and readings of historic speeches and documents by local politicians, activists, community organizers and neighbors.  This is a free event on the North Andover Town Common.  As of June 1, the draft program listing is shown below.

  • Live Music – America the Beautiful
  • State Reps Tram Nguyen and Kristina Minicucci Reading of the Declaration of Independence by
  • Live Music – Stand Up
  • Reading of excerpts from The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro by Frederick Douglass (7/5/1852)
  • Live Music – Oh, Freedom!
  • Reading of Emancipation Proclamation (1/1/1863)
  • Reading of the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln (11/19/1863)
  • Reading of On Woman’s Right to the Suffrage by Susan B. Anthony (1873)
  • Reading of Woman’s Political Future by Frances Harper – May 20, 1893
  • Live Music – Suffragette medley
  • Reading of excerpts from I Have a Dream by Martin Luther King, Jr (8/28/1963)
  • Live Music – A Change is gonna come, (1964)
  • Reading of excerpts from President Lyndon Johnson’s Speech to Congress entitled Voting Rights and the American Promise (3/15/1965)
  • Live Music – Get Together (1967)

 

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.1836meetinghouse.org/events

Organizer

John Lennhoff
Phone:
9789851126
Email:
john.lennhoff@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.1836meetinghouse.org/events

Venue

North Andover Common
800 Massachusetts Avenue
North Andover, MA 01845 United States
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Phone:
978-985-1126
Website:
https://www.1836meetinghouse.org/events

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