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Reenactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Reenactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
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Easton Heritage Day celebrated the nation’s birthday Sunday. The festival commemorated the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776.

The festival included reenactment events, activities for kids, and musical performances. See photos below.

A re-enactor uses a spinning wheel on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor uses a spinning wheel on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor yells to another re-enactor Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor yells to another re-enactor Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
An attendee cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
An attendee cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Catherine Anthony cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Catherine Anthony cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations explore vendor's offerings Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations explore vendor’s offerings Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor speaks to the audience on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the declaration was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor speaks to the audience on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the declaration was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Haelyn Garrity cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Haelyn Garrity cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
An attendee cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
An attendee cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations explore vendor's offerings Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations explore vendor’s offerings Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A vendor prepares food to people Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A vendor prepares food to people Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Laura Post cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Laura Post cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations watch a live performance Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations watch a live performance Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations watch a live performance Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Attendees of the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations watch a live performance Sunday, July 7, 2024, at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Kate W. cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Kate W. cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Karen Shown gets her face painted by Face Painting with Kim Einsla on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Karen Shown gets her face painted by Face Painting with Kim Einsla on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Ed Kane paints with homemade brushes on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Ed Kane paints with homemade brushes on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Wendy Grube spins flax on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Wendy Grube spins flax on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Ed Kane paints with homemade brushes on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Ed Kane paints with homemade brushes on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Anisa Alvarado looks at bowties Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Anisa Alvarado looks at bowties Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Wyatt Fielding gets his face painted by Face Painting with Kim Einsla on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Wyatt Fielding gets his face painted by Face Painting with Kim Einsla on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor reads the Declaration of Independence on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the declaration was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor reads the Declaration of Independence on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the declaration was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
John Bayer heats up a piece of metal Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
John Bayer heats up a piece of metal Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Natalia D. plays a trumpet on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Natalia D. plays a trumpet on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
John Dwyer watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
John Dwyer watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A vendor prepares food to people Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A vendor prepares food to people Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Laura Post cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Laura Post cuddles baby goats Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
A re-enactor watches the crowd Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Re-enactors walks around Centre Square on Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebration. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Kenneth Serfass smokes a cigar Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city's role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
Kenneth Serfass smokes a cigar Sunday, July 7, 2024, during the annual Easton Heritage Day celebrations at Centre Square in Easton. The festival commemorates the city’s role as one of three places where the Declaration of Independence was first read publicly July 8, 1776. (Emma Reed/첥Ƶ)
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