Independence Day is most commonly celebrated with fireworks and barbecues, but the July 4 is about more than a red, white and blue-themed barbecue with family and friends.
Do the events leading up to America’s independence still fascinate residents today? And does that shape how they commemorate the country’s founding?
The Daily News is seeking local history buffs interested in the Revolutionary War and the events leading to the signing of the Declaration of Independence for a profile about how the events of 1776 still capture attention in the modern day. We need to hear from you soon because we’re planning this story to appear on Independence Day.
Anyone interested in being considered for the article should call reporter Mallory Gruben at (360) 577-2539 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. on June 24.