Why We Celebrate the Fourth of July

July 1, 2021

The Fourth of July serves as the quintessential day to celebrate the nation’s birthday. It was on this day in 1776 — after over a year of fighting the British […]

Still Looking to the Sky on the Fourth of July (photos)

July 6, 2020

Email your favorite shot of July 4, 2020, to The Georgetowner at editorial@georgetowner.com and we will add it to this photo gallery.

July 4th with the National Archives

July 4, 2020

Join the National Archives for its first-ever virtual July 4th celebration! For 50 years, the Archives has celebrated the founding of the United States that includes a traditional reading ceremony […]

July 4th at the National Archives

July 4, 2019

Join a tradition like no other: the annual Independence Day celebration at the National Archives in Washington, DC – home of the original Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and […]

Fury and Farce in the Post-Fourth of July Air

July 13, 2017

This past week or so — call it “The Son Also Sinks” — was more like “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”