Live Stream in Museum Auditorium
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Grand Rapids, MI
Constitution Avenue steps and on US National Archives
Greetings: Allison Seymour, Fox 5 News Anchor
Presentation of Colors by the 3rd U.S. Infantry Continental Color Guard
National Anthem sung by Crystal Mosser
Performance by the 3rd Infantry "The Old Guard" Fife and Drum Corps
Remarks: David S. Ferriero, Archivist of the United States
Keynote speech: Cokie Roberts, journalist and author
Dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence by costumed interpreters portraying historical characters Abigail Adams, John Adams, John Dunlap. Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Ned Hector, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington
"America the Beautiful" sung by Caleb Green
Special July 4 FREE t-shirt Giveaway (until supplies are gone).
All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.