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Celebrate Independence Day With the Ultimate Patriotic Road Trip

Looking for the perfect Fourth of July road trip? Travel up the eastern seaboard to some of the most patriotic cities in America. From Arlington to Boston and New York City, these cities bleed red, white, and blue.

from Cupcakes and Crinoline

Happy Independence Day!

"The Spirit of '76" was painted by Archibald Willard in 1876 for the centenial of the US. It was painted in Cleveland, OH as a joke but one of the subjects died during the painting and Willard decided to change it to a serious painting. It was an immediate masterpiece, embraced by the nation. It is very large, 8 x 10 feet in size. Willard painted 14 small copies, 3 of which still exist. The original is in Marblehead, MA, the birthplace of the US Navy.

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Independence Day idea - cool image

That day when she knows more thn me. States & Capitals/Presidents Bookmark..Have students make this and then research a many related?, assassinated?, re-elected?, no vp?, etc. Endless ways to cross the curriculum with history and ELA!

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"The History of Independence Day" FREE Printable Calendar Cards!

These Independence day themed calendar connections cards, created by the talented Carisa over at are a great find and are sure to compliment your holiday learning plans! Full of great...

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Jamaica 1962 Independence SG 193 Fine Used

Jamaica 1962 Independence Fine Used SG 193 Scott 181 Other West Indies and British Commonwealth Stamps HERE!