Whiting Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July in Whiting is one of the summer's favorite traditions. Learn more about how Whiting's Independence Day celebrations evolved throughout the years.

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Fourth of July in Whiting
in 1925

What is a 4th of July in Whiting without a parade? In 1925, that parade started at 9:30 a.m. But one difference between that parade and current day 4th of July parades was the route. Instead of confining itself to the main commercial avenues in town (119th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard), the 1925 parade also went through a few residential neighborhoods.


Memories about Whiting's Fourth of July Celebrations as remembered from the WRHS Newsletter in 1985.

Fourth of July in Whiting Throughout the Years