Saturday, July 1, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

(Saturday, July 1) The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown marks Independence Day weekend with the sounds of 1845. Hear the muskets blast with our militia muster and hear history happen. Hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence on the historic village green (Saturday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 4 at 1:00 pm). There will also be traditional music during the day and food available.  See full schedule below.

Saturday, July 1 Schedule:

11:15-11:45 Patriotic Vocal Concert - Joelle Lachance accompanied by Matt Gregory in the Church

 

12:00-12:35 Box and Cox - Templeton Players on the Leatherstocking Stage
 

12:45 Susan B. Anthony Speech - Leatherstocking Stage

 

1:00 Declaration of Independence - Tom Heitz at Bump Tavern

 

1:30 Gun Salute - Tavern Green

 

1:30 Frederic Douglas Speech (canceled - other dates include July 2, 4, 8, and 9 at noon)

 

2:00-2:30 Women's Rights Vignettes - Lippitt Farm Turkey Coop, Church, and Tavern Green

 

2:45-3:15  Patriotic Vocal Concert - Joelle Lachance accompanied by Matt Gregory in the Church

 

 

Actual National Holiday (July 4): The museum celebrates Independence Day on Saturday, July 1 but will also be open Tuesday, July 4 with a reading of the Declaration of Independence on the historic village green at 1:00 pm. You'll also find music and food available.

 

The museum is open every day this summer from 10 am–5 pm. Admission: Adults and juniors (13-64): $12.00; seniors (65+): $10.50; youth (7-12): $6.00; children (6 and under): free. Members are always admitted free, as are active-duty and retired career military.

Through Labor Day, active-duty military and up to five family members are admitted free, through the Blue Star Museum program.