Third Thursday -“Lives, Fortunes, and Sacred Honor: Declaring Independence”
June 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5:30 – 7 p.m. in the Figge Auditorium
Presented by Garrett Cloer, Chief of Interpretation and Cultural Resources, Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Each year, people across the country celebrate their nation’s independence on July 4 even though Congress actually voted for it on July 2! Join us for a look at the real story of the creation of the United States as Herbert Hoover National Historic Site Park Ranger Garrett Cloer discusses the critical months leading to the independence vote, the Declaration of Independence, and its impacts and afterlife.