• The Speech that Inspired Americans to Fight for Independence

    Posted by · July 13, 2021 2:59 PM

    American Independence is a famous speech delivered by Samuel Adams from the steps of the State House in Philadelphia, the meeting place of the Continental Congress. In the speech, Adams declares that by voting for the Declaration of Independence, Americans have restored "the Sovereign to Whom alone all men ought to be obedient" (meaning God) to the "throne" of America.

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  • This Year's Independence Day Parades

    Posted by · July 01, 2021 3:00 PM

    Each year, to celebrate our nation's independence, parades are held throughout Champaign County. Here is a list of parades happening this year.

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