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10 am - 5 pm

PATRIOT’S DAY! 4th of July Celebration:
World War II Patriotism in Portsmouth

First Weekend - Free Admission

Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon of the United States, representing the American women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II, many of whom produced munitions and war supplies. Celebrate American independence 1940s style! Learn about life on the home front in World War II Portsmouth. Sign up to become a W.A.V.E., fly a target kite, or lean how to make a mock apple pie! Live 1940s music throughout the day, plus swing dancing demonstrations and beginners lessons. Sponsored by the Friends of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum in collaboration with the Portsmouth Museums.



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