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A blast of history, fun mark Fourth of July

A blast of history, fun mark Fourth of July

Independence Day provides an opportunity for Americans to reflect on the legacy of our Founding Fathers and their continued impact. The Historic Triangle is rife with events and activities that help make honoring those ideas and sacrifices fun and informative.

"It's a day for all Americans to celebrate and be a part of our enduring story," said Bill Schermerhorn, creative director of Signature Events for Colonial Williamsburg.

Colonial Williamsburg will play host to commemorative events all day long, beginning at 8 a.m. with breakfast at Shields Tavern. Thomas and Martha Jefferson will appear to discuss the experience of envisioning American independence as a young...