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Princeton Battlefield Society sets Fourth of July celebration


The Princeton Battlefield Society invites the community to its celebration of Independence Day ceremony, at noon Monday, July 4, at Princeton Battlefield State Park, 500 Mercer St., Princeton, N.J.

Following remarks by PBS President Michael Russell, a flag-raising ceremony will be conducted, with vocal accompaniment by Krista Hastings, soloist and graduate of Westminster Choir College.

Following this, Major General Rod Faulk, commanding general of the Army 99th Readiness Group, Fort Dix will present remarks on the importance of Independence Day. Will Krakower, the Princeton Battlefield Historical Educator, will present a reading the Declaration of Independence followed by closing remarks by Russell.

Bring lawn chairs and blankets and leave time for visiting PBSs sale tables of gifts and pre-owned history books, and the historic Thomas Clarke House. A tour of the Battlefield will be offered at 1 p.m.

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