Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Jaffrey Meetinghouse on the Fourth 

Published: 6/27/2019 11:20:53 AM

On Thursday, the Fourth of July 2019, at noon, the Declaration of Independence will be read by volunteers, each reading a short section from the stage of Jaffrey’s historic 1775 Meetinghouse on Route 124 in Jaffrey Center.

Local officials, community leaders and Jaffrey citizens, young and old, have been invited to participate. Following the reading, there will be an Ice Cream Social in the Horse Sheds behind the Meetinghouse.

The Little Red Schoolhouse and Melville Academy will be open; and the restored Seagrave Fire Engine & a modern-day Jaffrey Fire Engine will be on the Common for all to admire.

These free festivities are being co-sponsored by the Jaffrey Center Village Improvement Society, the Jaffrey Historical Society, the Jaffrey Historic District Commission and the Selectmen’s Meetinghouse Committee of the Town of Jaffrey.

All are invited to attend, participate and enjoy the celebration of the nation’s birthday!




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