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A guide to help support the 250th birthday of America

United States Semiquincentennial: July 4, 2026

On July 4, 2026 America will celebrate it's 250th birthday. The Revolutionary War (1775 - 1783) resulted in American Independence from Great Britain on July 4, 1776. Between now and 2026 we encourage everyone to think about what you can do to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Sparks That Ignited the American Revolution

The War of Independence: The Revolutionary War

The American Revolutionary War was an insurrection by Patriots in the 13 colonies against British rule, resulting in American independence.

History Channel: Revolutionary War


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America 250

On July 4, 2026, our nation will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States. The journey toward this historic milestone is an opportunity to pause and reflect on our nation’s past, honor the contributions of all Americans, and look ahead toward the future we want to create for the next generation and beyond.

Official America 250 Website