Great American Independence Day Parade! Recognize July 3rd as a national holiday at the South Street Seaport! Help start a new tradition in Lower Manhattan! This year, we will be honoring the visit of French Frigate Hermione & Her Crew & French Role in America’s Independence!
Come visit the historic Hermione on display at the South Street Seaport from July 1-3 and enjoy fun with the whole family. Learn about Lafayette’s role in the American Revolution and the Hermione’s reconstruction. Re-enactors demonstrate shipbuilding crafts, interact with sailors and see costumed performances along with concerts and craft exhibitions.
The Lower Manhattan Historical Society has decided to sponsor this event for the first time in 39 years! This independence day parade will take place through the streets of Lower Manhattan, covering the most historically important streets of Lower Manhattan! March from Wall Street and along Broadway from Trinity Church to Bowling Green.
Come gain a greater appreciation of the very rich history of Lower Manhattan and its importance! Thanks to The Lower Manhattan Historical Society and Howard Hughes for sponsoring and helping with such a patriotic and wonderful event!
Date: Friday, July 3rd
Location: Pier 15, South Street Seaport
For more information, please email Arthur@lowermanhattanhistory.org