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250 reasons to celebrate!

On July 4, 2026, the United States will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

We want to mark this incredible milestone as a country, as a state, and as a borough and township. Join us as we celebrate Hatfield250!

What you need to know

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Here's how we plan to celebrate:

  •  Creation of historical programs and displays for Hatfield schools
  •  Produce a 1776 Hatfield residents map and locate living descendants
  •  Commemoratives sales
  •  Discussion panels on the Declaration of Independence
  •  We're going to have a parade!
  •  Hatfield history presentations
  •  and of course....FIREWORKS!

Three things we need to make this a success:

Volunteers. We need residents who are willing to help us plan and carry out these events and celebrations. If you want to know more, contact the Hatfield Museum & History Society at 215.362.0428, or by email at [email protected]. You can also sign up to volunteer right now by using the button below.

Donations. From school programs to fireworks, our Hatfield250 celebrations will only be possible through the generosity of our local residents and businesses. Use the button below to make a donation today at the Hatfield Museum & History Society website, and be sure to write "Hatfield250" in the note section.

You can also donate by sending a check, payable to "Hatfield Museum & History Society," and send it to HMHS, P.O. Box 111, Hatfield, PA 19440. Please remember to write "Hatfield250" in the memo line of your check

Ideas. We need YOUR ideas to make this celebration the best it can be. What kind of event, program, or celebration would you like to see? Take a moment and give us your idea here or use the link below.

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