Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 24, 2015: A special Fourth of July celebration in Bristol, RI

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The beautiful waterfront town of Bristol, RI, has a lot to be proud of.   Here—in this picture-perfect port town—the oldest continuous Fourth of July celebration in the nation is celebrated earning the city its nickname “America’s Most Patriotic Town.”

Founded in 1680, locals and visitors celebrate with a month-long event including parades, drum and bugle competition, and a concert series.

 

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This summer marks the 230th celebration of patriotic traditions beginning Flag Day, June 14.

 

For more information: www.july4thbristolri.com.

 

(Photos courtesy of Bristol, RI.)

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