Fun Facts with Hamilton: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Every year on November 25th, millions of Americans tune in to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The parade is one the most colorful and festive events in the entire year –bigger-than-life balloons, incredibly sophisticated floats, celebrity artists, marching bands, and street performers all make up this entertainment spectacle! Beginnings The very first parade was on November 27th, 1924. Macy’s …

Fun Facts with Hamilton: 4th of July Edition

Ahh . . . the 4th of July. America’s favorite holiday! It’s a day we celebrate freedom! A time to commemorate the moment in our history when we declared that  “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, …