“I am apt to believe that [the 4th of July] will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance; it ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent […]
This is the largest pyro shell ever used in the USA. They don’t make ’em like this anymore. Happy Independence Day! And long may America – and her freedoms – survive and thrive!