I’ve told you guys before how big of a deal the 4th of July is in my neck of the woods, right? It’s huge. Like, if it’s a slow news day, you’ll probably see my hometown on the national news kind of huge. Which is saying a lot for a town in a flyover state (said lovingly, of course) with a population of 1300.
Why is our lil ole celebration newsworthy? Well, it’s because we have the oldest consecutive 4th of July party in the nation (some other towns in the country will try to tell you that they hold that title, but it’s generally accepted that we are the true home of the oldest celebration). Our 4th of July is a serious point of pride among residents here. We do it up right!