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15th Annual American Celebration July 4th

July 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Naturalization Ceremony, 11 am
Celebrate America by welcoming new citizens at the US Naturalization Ceremony. A Museum favorite, come feel reinvigorated by the joy and patriotism shared by those who make their own special day on their new nation’s birthday.

Old-Fashioned Field Day, 10 am - 2 pm

Learn games played throughout the centuries as part of Strawbery Banke’s Old Fashioned Field Day. Visitors are invited to play a round of croquet, test their skill at marbles, have fun with hula hoops, and collect ribbons at 10 different games all over the museum grounds.

Patriotic parade around the museum grounds at 2 pm. Kids are invited to decorate their bikes, wagons, or hats from 10 am until the parade starts.

Shapiro House 20th Anniversary, 3-4 pm

Enjoy the music of the Raymond Street Klezmer Band and traditional Jewish foods under the tent then tour the Shapiro House with descendants who helped open the house for Strawbery Banke in 1997.


July 4, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Strawbery Banke Museum
14 Hancock St
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
(603) 433-1100
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