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Virtual Independence Day Bell Ringing Ceremony
July 4, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Independence Day with the Norwalk Historical Society on Facebook Live!
The ceremony will be filmed live at the townhouse at Mill Hill Historic Park and will be live streamed on Facebook on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 1:30pm. The Norwalk Historical Society’s Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/NorwalkHistSoc/
Please note that this is not an in-person event. You will be able to watch the bell ringing live on the Norwalk Historical Society Facebook page.
Join the Norwalk Historical Society virtually as it tolls the Town House bell 13 times to commemorate the founding of the original 13 colonies. Excerpts of the Declaration of Independence will be read by Norwalk’s Town Clerk, Rick McQuaid. The National Anthem will be performed by Sophie O’Hara, a rising senior at Brien McMahon High School and the Regional Center for the Arts High School.
This live stream event is free however donations are graciously accepted. Please visit https://www.paypal.com/us/fundraiser/charity/1352281 to make a contribution or become a member. The Norwalk Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization incorporated in 1899 with the purpose of promoting and encouraging historical research in Norwalk. That vision is kept alive today with the continued focus on “the research, preservation, and promotion of interest in the history of Norwalk.”
For more information: e-mail [email protected] , or call 203-846-0525.