Wednesday, July 3, 2013

4th of July Fun Facts

4th of July Fun Facts
ELIZABETH CITY, NC- In celebration of the Declaration of Independence being approved by the Continental Congress back in 1776, we'll all be participating in backyard barbecues, parades, and firework shows tomorrow! We're all decked out in red, white, and blue, ready to show our patriotism for the Untied States of America. But before celebrations get underway, check out these 4th of July Fun Facts that may surprise you about your Independence Day celebration!

4th of July Fun Facts
Did you know...
-There's a 6-in-6 chance that your BBQ beef came from Texas, the leader in the production of cattle and calves.
-Most likely, the chicken being served at your 4th of July party came from one of the top broiler-producing states: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, or our home state, North Carolina!
-A shocking 150 million hot dogs will be consumed on Independence Day!
-Approximately 41 million Americans will spend the patriotic holiday at someone else's home.
-The first 4th of July party was held at the White House in 1801.
-Independence Day was not declared a national holiday until 1941.

While we're all excited to celebrate our freedom, remember that it can also be a dangerous holiday, so stay safe and always designate a driver. If you're looking for a new vehicle to kick off your weekend adventure, stop by our Hertford Area Jeep Dealer. Or check out our huge inventory of pre-owned vehicles at our Hertford Used Car DealerPerry Auto Group has two dealership locations at 1005 W. Ehringhaus St, Elizabeth City, NC, 27909 or 1001 Halstead Blvd Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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