To avoid cracking it, the Liberty Bell has not been rung since 1846. To mark the quintessential day, every fourth of July it is symbolically tapped 13 times in honor of the original thirteen colonies.
Three U.S. Presidents, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe, died on July 4th; Adams and Jefferson died within hours of each other in 1826 while Monroe died in 1831.The country’s 30th president, Calvin Coolidge, was born on Independence Day in 1872.
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson are responsible for the bald eagle as the national bird; Benjamin Franklin wanted it to be the turkey.
In 1776, there were 2.5 million people living in the new nation. Tod
2 oz Stillhouse Coconut Whiskey
3 oz Fresh Pineapple Juice
Garnish with a Pineapple Wedge And Enjoy!
Cran Apple Fizz:
1 oz Stillhouse Apple Crisp Whiskey
2 oz Cranberry Juice
2 oz Soda
Garnish with a Lime Wheel
1. The tallest Easter egg chocolate was made in Italy in 2011. It stood at 10.39 meters and weighed an astounding 7,200 kg
2.The art of painting eggs is called pysanka, which originated in Ukraine. It involves using wax and dyes to color the egg.
3.The term Easter gets its name from Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess who symbolizes the hare and the egg.
4.Americans consume more than 16 million jelly beans during this holiday. That is enough jelly beans to circle the globe not once, not twice, but three times.
5.During the holiday, more than 90 million chocolate bunnies, 91.4 billion eggs and 700 million Peeps are produced each year in the United States alone.