July 4th in Lower Manhattan

by Angelique Platas

Jun 30, 2018

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The Lower Manhattan Historical Association hosts the annual July 4th parade for the fourth consecutive year. Beginning at 12 p.m. in Battery Park, the LMHA parade marches to Veteran Corps of Artillery Salute to the Nation, concluding with a 50-round firing.

In a unique and historic remembrance of the history of our nation’s Independence Day, participants find the Lower Manhattan parade quite different than your typical backyard barbecue and fireworks celebration.

In an effort to boost the neighborhood’s historical tourism, the parade stretches through Wall Street, passing historic monuments along the way and inviting all to attend.

Learn about the city’s history with Councilwoman Margaret Chin acting as Grand Marshall of the parade. Enjoy live musical performances including folk singer Wendy Sayvets in attendance, as well as historical tours through Lower Manhattan.

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