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The 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic will convene in three weeks! The program is exciting. Panelists are putting the final touches on their presentations to send to commentators next week. And the conference coordinator is exhausted!
Music to Celebrate the Second of July
Thursday, July 2
Join the American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati to celebrate the Second of July, the day the Continental Congress voted for independence, with music the Founding Fathers knew well. David and Ginger Hildebrand of the Colonial Music Institute perform 18th-century songs—including ballads, marches, dance tunes, and theater songs—in costume with period instruments.