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Upcoming Firework Sites For 2021!
Written by: Blissanny Ho
With Independence Day around the corner, firework displays are being planned to commemorate the historical signing of the Declaration of Independence announcing the American colonies separation from Britain in 1776.
What happened on July 4th, 1776 and why should it be celebrated?
Going back two centuries ago, a document called the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress. The Congress has been in favor of independence from Great Britain as of July 2nd but could not complete the revising process of the document until the following two days. This document announced the 13 American colonies separation and freedom from Great Britain. With the eloquent line of “all Men are created equal,” the Declaration of Independence is beloved by the people of America. Thus, on June of 1870, Congress passed a law making Independence Day a federal holiday.
"One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation evermore!"
Where and when to watch Fireworks in PA for 2021
Here is a list of 10 sites to watch the firework display for 2021 in Pennsylvania:
- Gettysburg: Fireworks starting at 9:20 p.m. on July 4 at Gettysburg Rec Park, 545 Long Lane.
- Carlisle: Fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m. on July 3 at Carlisle Fairgrounds on 1000 Bryn Mawr Road.
- Shippensburg: Fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m. on July 4 at Shippensburg Memorial Park, Place.
- Harrisburg: Fireworks starting at 9 p.m. on July 4 at Riverdale Park, 200 South Front Street.
- Lower Paxton Township: Fireworks starting at 8 p.m. on July 3 at Koons Park, 6030 Larue Street.
- Chambersburg: Fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m. on July 4 at Memorial Park at 1 Memorial Drive.
- Waynesboro: Fireworks starting at dusk on July 3 at 118 Walnut Street.
- Lititz: Fireworks starting at 9:15 p.m. on July 3 at 620 Bent Creek Drive.
- Marietta: Fireworks starting at 9:15 p.m. on July 4 at Donegal Intermediate School at 1177 River Road.
- Jonestown: Firework starts at dusk on July 3 at Jonestown KOA at 11 Lickdale Road.