The Reading of the Declaration of Independence and Celebration of the Treaty of Watertown
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Edmund Fowle House
28 Marshall Street
Watertown, MA 02472
This annual event marks the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence to the citizens of Watertown on July 18, 1776. The signing of the first treaty negotiated by the new nation with a foreign power, namely the St. John's (aka Maliseet) and Mi'kmaq Tribes of Nova Scotia, at the Fowle House on July 19, 1776, will also be celebrated. Colonial and native reenactors will be on hand and the sacred drum will be playing to mark the occasion.
This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, call Robert Childs at 617-331-2072.