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Independence Day around Westmoreland

Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 2:57 pm

The 4th of July weekend has come and gone, leaving the people of Westmoreland with ringing eardrums, scorched eyebrows, and wet lawns. All throughout the county, Americans celebrated the founding of our nation in their own way, including Stratford Hall; at least until the heavens split open, drenching the grounds in a torrential downpour that afternoon.

Starting around 9:45 a.m., Stratford Hall freely admitted all who entered, providing numerous activities on top of their usual tours of the great house, from face painting to barrel train rides to signing a copy of the Declaration of Independence. All the while, the folks from Colonial Faire were on hand in the Great House to entertain with their music while the staff and guides pulled interesting tidbits and stories from the rich history surrounding the Hall.

For the full article, pick up the latest Westmoreland News 7/10/19

The Kinsale 4th of July festivities were a huge success! The parade presented community members dressed as historic patriots. Later, people from all around gathered on the bridge over the Yeocomico to watch the fireworks show put on by the Cople District Volunteer Fire Department.