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September 20, 2018

Continental Arms Celebrates Independence Day


FAIR HAVEN – John Adams wrote that the Fourth of July “…ought to be celebrated by pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other…”

Pictured: a traditional  firing from more than 100 rounds of blank ammunition in celebration of our nation's birth.

Pictured: a traditional firing from more than 100 rounds of blank ammunition in celebration of our nation’s birth.

This was the case at the annual Fair Haven Independence Parade held recently.

Continental Arms Collectors Association’s Revolutionary War Unit continued its many year tradition of participating in the patriotic, family oriented event.

Interpreting a company from the First New York Regiment, in George Washington’s 1782, Continental Army were members from New York City, Saratoga, Winton, Fayetteville, Baldwinsville, Syracuse and Oswego.

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