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The National Archives Celebrates Independence Day, July 4, 2022

July 4 at the National Archives banner

In 2022, the National Archives once again hosted a live celebration of Independence Day in Washington, DC. Visitors from across the nation filled the Constitution Avenue steps to hear special guests and cheer the ceremonial reading of the Declaration of Independence. Enjoy this selection of photographs from this special day.


If you missed the live ceremony at the National Archives, you can watch the recording on our YouTube channel.