Gold-medal-winning Olympic gymnast Nadia ComÄƒneci will be the speaker for 2012. Mount Vernon salutes America's first commander-in-chief George Washington with a dazzling display of daytime fireworks over the Potomac River. Guests will experience tactical drills, military exercises and role-playing demonstrations; see a rare broadside printing of the Declaration of Independence dating to July 1776, and during a special interpretive program learn about the sacrifices of Americans who sought to be "free and independent" from Great Britain.
The event also includes a naturalization ceremony for new citizens, military reenactments, a special wreath-laying ceremony, free birthday cake for all and "General and Mrs. Admission: .75 for adults; .50 for children 6-12.
(June 21, 2012) - The Commonwealth of Virginia is preparing for Fourth of July travel to increase based on the American Express Travel Spending & Saving Tracker finding that 30 percent of Americans are planning to escape for the 4th of July, up from 23 percent in 2012.
Families looking for an affordable, all-American Fourth of July holiday will find ideas and trip planning tools at The site will help travelers find the state's top festivals, parades and firework displays by zip code or city name, just in time for planning a patriotic getaway.
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