Independence Day at Historic Fort Snelling

Saturday, Jul 4, 2020 at 10:00am

Historic Fort Snelling
200 Tower Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55111

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Explore the history of freedom in 19th-century America with a day of activities for all ages. Discover the way many Americans celebrated the holiday nearly two centuries ago, complete with cannon and musket salutes, military dress parades, fife and drum music, and much more.

But not all Americans viewed Independence Day in the same way. Visit interactive learning stations to learn about the struggles for freedom and independence for enslaved people, Native Americans, and women, while exploring the question, "What does freedom mean today?"

Cost: Included with $8-12 site admission/MNHS members free

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