National Archives of the U.S. Celebrates July 4 with New Logo and 1st Ever Parade Float!

Posted by admin on Jul 2, 2010

On Sunday, July 4, the National Archives of the U.S. celebrates Independence Day with its annual ceremony, its first ever National Independence Day Parade float, and a brand new logo.

The National Archives Building in Washington, DC, was designed by noted architect John Russell Pope. Inspired by Pope’s classical architecture and sculptural detail, the logo features a majestic stone eagle. The eagle symbolizes protection – underscoring the role of the National Archives as guardian of this nation’s records.

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