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1783 the last British troops left for the final time. Later in the day George Washington staged a ceremonial entry into the city. The moment came to be commemorated as "Evacuation Day".

Not quite so majestic as Independence Day. I see why Americans opted for the latter national day of celebration. 🙃

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