Shared Photo: 1897-1898 Fourth of July Independence Celebration

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What is your favorite historic photo of celebrating Independence Day?

I wanted to share this family photo of Mildred Brockman, known to her grandchildren & great grandchildren as Meme Mann with the community. Location: Crawfordsville, Boone County Indiana. Date: 4 Jul 1898.
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WikiTree profile: Meme Mann
in Photos by MaryDon Beeson G2G2 (2k points)

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What a treasure of a photo on forth of July independence celebration the children look lovely with there instruments, bet the had a wonderful day.

I love the house in the background

Thank you Mary for sharing this wonderful photo
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.7m points)
selected by Shaun Doust
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A lovely photo, the children seem to be having so much fun on independence day and so young, a true treasure. Thank you MaryDon for sharing this wonderful photo with us!
by Shaun Doust G2G6 Pilot (345k points)
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Great timing, what with the 4th just around the bend. A lot fewer stars in that glad than now. Love that house in the background. I hope the parking brake is on, or the little fella in the right is in big trouble.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)

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