FORT RUCKER - Freedom Fest - Fourth of July Celebration

Real Estate Agent with !Daley Real Estate


Fourth of July 2008

Fort Rucker Area 


Patriotic Real Estate


Where are you heading for the 4th of July?  Do you stay local or do you travel with the masses to share in the excitement of the colorful skies?  When you are laying there with the black backdrop and that first burst of "boom" and the rainbow of colors brightens the sky what is your first thought?  Do you think of the fellow Military Soliders and Sailors who have given us the "blanket of Freedom"?  


For all the citizens in the Wiregrass area I have included a brief calendar of events that will cover the FORT RUCKER area, Enterprise Alabama, Dothan AL, Montgomery AL, Panama City FL and Mexico Beach FL on the FOURTH of  JULY 2008.  Please remember to be safe and take a moment to be thankful for OUR NATIONS FREEDOM





FORT RUCKER & ENTERPRISE AL sponsor the FREEDOM FEST on US Army Aviation FT Rucker installation.   






(Houston County)

National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds

10 am

Live bands, car & bike show, kids zone, arts/crafts, vendors, food

Fort Rucker Enterprise AL  (Coffee County)

 Howez Field

4 - 9 pm

Vendors, food, entertainment.


Lake Martin

9 pm


Montgomery & Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base

Maxwell Air Force Base

9 pm

5,000 pounds will light the skies, spos

Mexico Beach, FL

(Gulf County)

Frank Pate Park

9 - Dusk

5k run/walk at 7 AM @ Maryland ST Park off, Children's Fishing Tournament @ 9 AM @

Panama City, FL

Pier Park

10 - 10






Fourth of July Trivia


Patriotic-Sounding Names: 31

Number of places nationwide with "liberty" in their name. The most populous one as of July 1, 2006, is Liberty, Mo. (29,581). Iowa, with four, has more of these places than any other state: Libertyville, New Liberty, North Liberty and West Liberty.

  • Thirty-one places are named "eagle" - after the majestic bird that serves as our national symbol. (Places include cities, towns, villages and census-designated places.) The most populous such place is Eagle Pass, Texas, with 26,401 residents.
  • Twelve places have "independence" in their name. The most populous of these is Independence, Mo., with 109,400 residents.
  • Nine places adopted the name "freedom." Freedom, Calif., with 6,000 residents, has the largest population among these.
  • There is one place named "patriot" - Patriot, Ind., with a population of 192.
  • And what could be more fitting than spending the Fourth of July in a place called "America"? There are five such places in the country, with the most populous being American Fork, Utah, population 25,596.

Sources: Population estimates and American FactFinder


The state that led the nation in watermelon production last year (1 billion pounds). Other leading producers of this popular Fourth of July dessert included California, Florida and Texas, each with more than 400 million pounds.
Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

About 4 in 10
The odds that your side dish of baked beans originated from North Dakota, which produced 42 percent of the nation's dry, edible beans in 2007. Another popular Fourth of July side dish is corn on the cob. Florida, California, Georgia and New York together accounted for 60 percent of the sweet corn produced nationally in 2007.
Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service


 More events for South Region of Alabama (Fort Rucker, Enterprise, Ozark, Daleville and Dothan).



Fort Rucker Area / Enteprise AL area / Daleville Area

Coffee County / Houston County / Dale Count

Fourth of July / 4th of July / Independance Day / Fireworks / Foruth of July Fireworks

US Army Aviation Fort Rucker

Calendar of Events / Alabama Tourism

Michelle Tucker / Realty World


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Karen Kruschka
RE/MAX Executives - Woodbridge, VA
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Michelle  I thoroughly enjoyed the list of places with patriotic names Where did you find that,  Karen

Jun 25, 2008 08:59 PM #1
Michelle M. Tucker
!Daley Real Estate - Hunter Army Air Field, GA
Hunter Army Airfield Savannah Real Estate

Karen:  Thank you Karen.  It was interesting to read.  I have actually heard of a few : American Fork Utah, Patriot, In and Eagle Pass, TX.  The sourcse is  Have a Happy Fourth of July.


Jun 25, 2008 09:10 PM #2
Cynthia Tilghman, Realtor® Onslow County NC Home Specialist
Kingsbridge Realty, Inc - Hubert, NC

Hi Michelle,
Great information for your locals on July 4th celebrations.  The patriotic names of places was interesting, some I'd never heard of.

Jun 27, 2008 08:41 AM #3
Michelle M. Tucker
!Daley Real Estate - Hunter Army Air Field, GA
Hunter Army Airfield Savannah Real Estate

Cynthia:  Thank you.  I usually do a postcard of local fireworks shows, parades and events, however I my new area, as you can see above there is not much going on.  I even had to venture out to Montgomery and Panama City.  Fort Rucker partners with the surrounding towns and does one big event, I think we will be walking to the Howze Field.  Have a Happy Fourth of July.

Jun 27, 2008 09:06 AM #4
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