Richard A. Pena,
President | Raleigh Chapter
North Carolina Society
Sons of the American Revolution
Ph. (919) 757-1063
Join us at the North Carolina State Capitol for the annual Independence Day Celebration
. The Raleigh Color Guard will participate in ceremonial events such as presenting the colors, laying a wreath at the George Washington statue on the grounds, and then retiring the colors. After the ceremony, we will proceed to the Museum of History to ring the Liberty Bell 13 times.
Fourth of July annual Independence Day Celebration:
Membership Dress: The dress is casual for Non-Color Guard members.
Capitol East Entrance:
- 11:00 a.m. Raleigh Concert Band
- 12:00 p.m. Ceremony begins outdoors
- Capitol will be open for self-guided tours from 11-3.
The day will host a ceremony that includes a reading from the Declaration of Independence and a wreath-laying at the George Washington monument by the Sons of the American Revolution. Raleigh Concert Band will be performing. Bring your chairs and a picnic lunch! The ceremony begins outdoors at noon. And to celebrate America’s independence, the Capitol will have birthday cupcakes at 1:00, for as long as supplies last.
- Join in a variety of activities!!
- Carriage Rides
- Food Vendors
- Join us at the NC SAR Raleigh Chapter Table to celebrate our country’s birthday!!!