The History of Leith

July 3, 2006

Roots of American liberty

I don’t know how true the stories are about what Fourth of July celebrations were like in the earlier days of the Republic. My memory stretches farther back than that of most people who will read this, and my family never went to the city park to listen to a city councilman, mayor, legislator or noted orator read the Declaration of Independence in full and then hold forth for 20 minutes or so on the profound meaning of the founding document. for more click here

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