2007 July 4. (Sam Waterston). "'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.' The words are so familiar, so potent, so important, so grand and fine, it's hard to believe that a person, any single person, actually wrote them, picked up a pen, dipped it in ink, and, on a blank white sheet, made appear for the first time what had never before existed in the whole history of the world.
Event PriceAdmission is FREE
Event LocationMonticello’s West Lawn
Event Date and TimeFriday, July 4, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The 52nd Annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony starts at 9 am and will be followed by a Jeffersonian Open House featuring:
There is no more inspirational place to celebrate the Fourth of July than Monticello, the home of the author of the Declaration of Independence. Since 1963, more than 3,000 people from every corner of the globe have taken the oath of citizenship at the annual Monticello Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony.