Independence Day Concert

Neighborhood Series

Hayes Presidential Library & Museums

July 4, 2018

Concert Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Celebrate Independence Day with a patriotic concert by the Toledo Symphony Concert Band at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

The annual Independence Day Concert is from 2 to 3:30 PM July 4 on the lawn of the historic Hayes Home. Admission is free. Bring a chair or blanket for seating.

The Toledo Symphony Concert Band will perform a variety of songs on the veranda of the home. In a Fourth of July tradition, Civil War reenactors will punctuate the performance of the “1812 Overture” with cannon fire.


Smith - Star Spangled Banner
Sousa - Washington Post March
Howe - Battle Hymn of the Republic
Gould - American Salute
Gould - Yankee Doodle
Bernstein - West Side Story Suite
Sousa - Semper Fidelis
Strauss - Radetzky March
Ward - America the Beautiful
Berlin - God Bless America


Sousa - Liberty Bell
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Sousa - Stars and Stripes Forever

The concert is sponsored by Crown Battery with additional funding by Mosser Construction.

The Hayes Home and museum will be open from noon to 5 PM on July 4. The library will be closed for the holiday.

The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is America’s first presidential library and the forerunner for the federal presidential library system. It is partially funded by the state of Ohio and affiliated with the Ohio History Connection. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland Avenues.

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