4th of July

4th of July

We celebrate American Independence Day on the 4th of July every year. We think of July 4, 1776, as a day that represents the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation.

But July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the Continental Congress decided to declare independence (they did that on July 2, 1776).

It wasn’t the day we started the American Revolution either (that had happened back in April 1775).

And it wasn’t the day Thomas Jefferson wrote the first draft of the Declaration of Independence (that was in June 1776). Or the date on which the Declaration was delivered to Great Britain (that didn’t happen until November 1776). Or the date it was signed (that was August 2, 1776).

So what did happen on July 4, 1776?

The Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.  They’d been working on it for a couple of days after the draft was submitted on July 2nd and finally agreed on all of the edits and changes.

July 4, 1776, became the date that was included on the Declaration of Independence, and the fancy handwritten copy that was signed in August. So when people thought of the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776 was the date they remembered.

These 4th of July silhouette displays can be custom made for different venues and events. We have many options to choose from but creating a custom design is never an issue you just have to give us a call and tell us what you have in mind. All of our displays come standard with Minleon C7 retro-fit lamps,  however, if you would still like the traditional incandescent lighting Winterland flexible and willing to accommodate your ideas as a customer. didn’t see what you had in mind please feel free to contact us at 1-800-788-9627 Monday- Friday 8am-5pm est. or email us anytime day or night at sales@winterlandinc.com  during normal business hours. If you can dream it Winterland Inc. can build it!!!!  At Winterland Inc. we take pride in having the best quality control for our holiday displays. Before a display can be shipped, it must go through a five point quality control check. This insures our customers are getting the best possible product available in the industry today. 3/8″ cold rolled steel frame. 7 stage power chemical cleaning, power coated, and baked for a long lasting exterior finish. Lighting is attached with plastic adhesive electrical tape and plastic zip ties. Our animated controllers are attached directly to the frame and we use only the finest controllers available.


Patriotic - Uncle Sam

Patriotic – Uncle Sam

Patriotic – Eagle and Star

Patriotic – Battle Ship

4th of July

Patriotic – Flag with Eagle

4th of July

Patriotic – Santa Tank

4th of July

Patriotic – Washington Monument

Patriotic -Bunker

Patriotic -Bunker

Patriotic - Destroyer

Patriotic – Destroyer

Patriotic - Spirit of '76

Patriotic – Spirit of ’76

Patriotic - Flag and Fireworks

Patriotic – Flag and Fireworks

Patriotic - Huey Helicopter

Patriotic – Huey Helicopter

Patriotic - F-16 Jet

Patriotic – F-16 Jet

Patriotic - Uniformed Soldiers

Patriotic – Uniformed Soldiers

Patriotic - Statue of Liberty

Patriotic – Statue of Liberty

Patriotic - Iwo Jima

Patriotic – Iwo Jima

Patriotic - Liberty Bell

Patriotic – Liberty Bell

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