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It's the Fourth of July - launch the anvil!

Detroit’s 19th century celebrations were proud, explosive and dangerous By Bill Loomis / Special to The Detroit News After voting for independence in 1776, the Continental Congress debated and revised the formal Declaration of Independence, finally approving it on July 4. John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail: “The second day of July, 1776, will … Continue Reading →