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The Declaration of Independence for the United States of America was adopted on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, Penn. by the Continental Congress. Out of the 13 colonial states, 12 approved the declaration on July 4 but New York did not approve it until July 19. The Declaration of Independence formally was signed on Aug. 2, 1776. With hundreds of American flags flying in a number of highly visible locations along the main highways into Lamesa and a number of activities planned throughout the day, patriotism will be on full display during this year’s Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331
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