Celebrating the Fourth of July in Boston

Old State House, Boston MA

Built in 1713, the Old State House was a seat of British power, and became a point of origin for vital debates about self-government that sparked the Revolution.

Today, it is a place for all people to connect to our nation’s birth and add their voices to the conversation that began here, 250 years ago.

At 10 am every Fourth of July, the Declaration of Independence is read, this year it was read by Captain Commanding Nicholas Schiarizzi of the Ancient and the Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts. Thousands of people gathered at this event to celebrate this Patriotic day in the history of the United States of America.