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Virtual Independence Day Bell Ringing Ceremony
July 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Celebrate Independence Day with the Norwalk Historical Society on Facebook Live! The Norwalk Historical Society will host its annual Independence Day Bell Ringing Ceremony virtually. The ceremony will be filmed live at the townhouse at Mill Hill Historic Park and will be live streamed on Facebook on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 1:30pm. The Norwalk Historical Society’s Facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/NorwalkHistSoc/
Join the Norwalk Historical Society virtually as it tolls the Town House bell 13 times to commemorate the founding of the original 13 colonies. Excerpts of the Declaration of Independence will be read by Norwalk’s Town Clerk, Rick McQuaid. Guest speakers include Norwalk’s Mayor Harry Rilling and Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff. The National Anthem will be performed by Emily Rooney, a rising senior at the Center for Global Studies and voice student of Santaniello Vocal Studios in Norwalk, CT.