They knew full well that the might of the British armed forces brought full force to our shores attacking what would appear to be defenseless colonies. Until the thirteen colonies decided to unite against the British Crown, They still were lacking numbers, arms and training to stand against the British, much less defeat them militarily. Yet they put their signatures, and their lives, their families, their destiny, on the document declaring their independence. They decided against all odds, and even against good reason, to tell the world that “the United Colonies are, by right should be free from the reign of the British Crown.
Today we look back at what they accomplished and then head out for a picnic, bar-b-que and then an evening of spectacular fireworks. No matter how you celebrate your Fourth of July Holiday, do it safely and responsibly, we want to have you back with us next year.