DSDI’s Whitney B. Pickett reports that more than 60 people attended the Fourth of July celebration at the Signers’ monument in downtown Augusta. Attendees include, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, Superior Court Judge James Blanchard and Judge James R. Hanby Sr.
All the Signers’ names were read and a bell was rung for each name. The monument is in front of the courthouse.
Judge Hanby is a magistrate in Delaware who comes to Augusta every Fourth to celebrate his birthday and the signing of the Declaration.. He has organized he event for the past three years.