Written on: July 3rd, 2018 in Blog Posts
Delaware has always had it’s own unique 4th of July traditions throughout the years. Here’s a collection from the Delaware Public Archives of some of Delaware’s historic 4th of July photos.
A family enjoys Rehoboth Beach on July 4th in 1911.
Rehoboth celebrates July 4th by holding a parade.
Harry Mitchell dresses as Caesar Rodney during a 4th of July parade in Wilmington 1943.
Boys compete in a July 4th pie eating contest in Dewey in 1950.
Governor Carvel celebrates Independence Day in 1950 by ringing Delaware’s Liberty Bell at Delaware Park.
Men celebrate the 4th in front of the Delaware Memorial Bridge in 1959.
Fireworks shine out in front of Legislative Hall in Dover in 1980.
Miss Delaware Nancy Ball participates in an egg toss as part of her 4th of July festivities in Kent in 1984.
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