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Historic Richmond Town's Independence Day Celebration

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.

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Historic Richmond Town’s Independence Day celebration has long been a favorite for families on Staten Island.  In addition to all of favorites, this year’s celebration on Wednesday July 4, 2018 includes many new additions!

New Events

  • Living History display focusing on the Doughboys of 1918
  • Model 1914 Hotchkiss machine gun and other firearms from the Society’s comprehensive collection
  • Cornerhouse Barbeque Pitmasters, People's Choice Winner from the Kansas City BBQ Cook-off and Uncorked!
  • Flagship Brewery serves up a collection of summer suds
  • Author Talk: “World War I New York: A Guide to the City’s Enduring Ties to the Great War”

Returning Favorites

  • Pie-baking demonstration and churning your own ice cream, and then enjoying your handmade dessert treat!
  • Making Victorian paper pinwheels and marching in the Pinwheel Parade
  • Visiting with the Artisans of the Historic Trades and learning about the creation of household necessities using period tools
  • Viewing the displays of the Staten Island Model Railroaders
  • Participating in a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence
  • Singing folk songs popular in the 18th and 19th centuries



Historic Richmond Town Accessible
441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island NY, 10306
Staten Island
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441 Clarke Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10306


Online Only Special: Family of Four $35 At the Door: Adults $12; Children $10

Event Organizer

Historic Richmond Town

Contact Number

718-351-1611 X266

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