Friday, July 3, 2015
Journeys Into The Fourth of July and Beer

The Fourth of July and Beer

Don’t neded to be an Einstein to know that the connection is great between Independence Day and beer. And, you don;t need to be an economist to know that it also means big business. Here is a CNBC reports and just how big that business is. As for me, my issue is what beer to Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 3, 20157:11 pm
Friday, July 3, 2015
Journeys Into The Oldest July Fourth Parade

The Oldest July Fourth Parade

Pekin, Indiana claims the oldest continuous July Fourth celebration (dating back to 1830) Folks in Bristol, Rhode Island beg to disagree. Here is the story out of that New England community. The Annual Bristol 4th of July Celebration began, the say, in 1785 when Rev. Henry Wight of the First Congregational Church and a Veteran Read Article

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Journeys Into The Oldest Homecoming Event

The Oldest Homecoming Event

That’s what they call their Fourth of July event in Pekin, Indiana The town of New Pekin claims the distinction of having the oldest consecutive Independence Day celebration in the United States of America. Pekin began celebrating Independence Day in the year 1830. Bristol, Rhode Island claims to have celebrated since 1785, so Pekin describes Read Article

Posted by: Admin July 2, 201510:40 pm
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Journeys Into A July Fourth Grand Prix for Lawnmowers

A July Fourth Grand Prix for Lawnmowers

To many, Memorial Day means the Indy 500. In Twelve Mile, Indiana the Fourth of July means lawnmower racing. The Twelve Mile 500 is organized by the Twelve Mile Lions Club and occurrs annually on Independence Day. The tradition began in 1963 as a race for factory-built mowers with their mowing decks removed but in Read Article

Posted by: Admin 9:44 pm
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Journeys Into Not Just Hot Enough to Fry an Egg….

Not Just Hot Enough to Fry an Egg….

At most any barber shop on a hot day you might hear the invocation “Hot enough to fry an egg”. In Oatman, Arizona on July Fourth they not only talk about it, but they walk the talk – or fry the eggs. In an unusual Fourth of July celebration, residents of Oatman, where temperatures routinely Read Article

Posted by: Admin 8:45 pm