"It is not beyond our power to re-light that sacred fire. There are no limitations upon the Nation's capacity to obtain and maintain true freedom, no limitations except the strength of our Nation's desire and determination." -Franklin Delano Roosevelt ????✨

July 4, 1936, President Roosevelt, standing on Monticello's West Portico during the depths of the Great Depression, delivered an Independence Day speech that spoke to the nation, bridging the lessons of America's past with its then-current challenges. Join us this (and every) July 4 for our annual Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization, in person or online! Find out more at monticello.org/july4.

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