Happy Birthday, America! Welcome to Ripley, West Virginia, the home of the largest small-town Independence Day celebration in the nation. Take a few minutes to view the opening ceremonies, the Hill Breed band, the Colgate Country Music Showdown, the parade, the Legends and the Big Planet Soul band....followed by a fantastic fireworks show by the Fire Department. Thank You for visiting!
You may also view some of these photos on YouTube.com at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1dwnANAGIg . If you are interested, copies of all of these photos are available for sale...just select your photo and click on the "Buy" button.