1899 Independence Day Celebration in Preston, July 4

Date: July 04, 2018

Time: 12:00 Noon

Experience Independence Day as it was celebrated in the town of Forestville in 1899. Take part in a grand ceremony, listen to a local glee club and political speeches, including a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and watch an old-time 1860s baseball game featuring the Rochester Roosters and the Lanesboro Excelsiors. Guests can also enjoy pie- and watermelon-eating contests and sack and three-legged races for the kids. There will be a cash-only concession stand.

Location

Historic Forestville
21899 County Road 118
Preston, MN 55965

Contact: 507-765-2785

Website: http://www.mnhs.org

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