Happy 4th of July early. I figured I would wish it now, because tomorrow will be filled with parades and craziness.
Please don't forget the reason we celebrate the day. It's not because Miller came out with a new beer, Johnsonville has a new brat, or Bull Frog has new sun screen.
In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson.
July 2nd? All these years we've been off two day's?
No, as in any business, they could not agree on some wording. Congress debated and revised the wording of the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4.
Well there is a guy named Marvin that has our country and our hero's memorialized daily. Click the link and take a look at the Sunset Beach evening ceremony.