There’s no better place to celebrate Independence Day than Monticello. Join us as we mark the 244th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and welcome more than 70 new American citizens at our 58th annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony. The event includes a Jeffersonian Open House with free walk-through tours of the first floor, patriotic music, Monticello Root Beer floats, and more!

Video of the 2019 Ceremony

Mr. Khan's remarks start at 11 minutes, 15 seconds. The new citizens take the Oath of Citizenship at 39 minutes, 15 seconds.

Read a transcript of Mr. Khan's remarks »