According to researcher James Heintze , this is how the McKinleys spent each of the Independence Days during the Major’s Presidency:
1897- McKinley spends the day with his mother in Canton, Ohio, and attends services at the First M.E. Church.
1898- McKinley is in the White House receiving hundreds of telegrams congratulating him on the progress of the war with Spain
1899- McKinley is in the White House
1900- McKinley is in Canton, Ohio, reviewing a parade.
1901- The President is in the White House.
Retrieved 6.22.2017 from “From What did the Presidents Do on the Fourth of July?” http://gurukul.american.edu/heintze/FourthPres.htm
Since President McKinley spent the holiday at home and/or with family, our staff is also doing the same. We are closed for the holiday, but will re-open again at 9AM tomorrow. Happy Fourth!