The Declaration of Independence's first public reading was in Worcester!


Photo: (Courtesy, National Archive.)

In the words of Meteorologist Tom Bevacqua, it's a little known fact that Worcester was the site of the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence on July 14, 1776. Another little known fact is that Worcester had declared it's independence from Britain two years earlier. This was also before the battles at Lexington and Concord. Click the podcast below to celebrate Independence Day with this fascinating bit of little known history.


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