Sunday, June 30, 2013
Independence Celebration at Historic Bethabara Park
1:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Enjoy and afternoon of old-fashioned fun and Patriotic music.
Independence Day Flier [pdf/453kb/1p]
The towns of Bethabara, Bethania, and Salem hosted the first documented independence celebrations in North Carolina on July 4, 1783, after the end of the War for Independence. Research indicates that these Moravian communities joined Boston, MA and Charleston, SC as possibly the first places in the new nation to celebrate in 1783.