Independence Day Celebration
July 3rd and 4th
We are having fireworks on the 3rd! We thank all of the firework supporters who have raised the needed $5,500.
The Hessian Regiment von Huyn will be marching in our July 4th parade (See below)
Pot Luck Dinner
6 - 8 p.m. at the Bond Street Tanyard
(In case of rain this event will move to the Old School)
Please bring one of the following for 8 -10 people: Main dish, Salad dish, Side dish, or Dessert Also bring your own drinks, lawn chairs, and blankets. Remember to bring
a serving spoon for your dish!
Annual Pie Baking Contest — Bring a pie to be judged. Please
for information about your pie entry.
Fireworks at Dark on the Water Street Meadow We thank all of those who have donated to make this happen.
Parking at the Waterford Elementary School
Disabled: Park at Water St. Meadow; to the right of the farm track
(No sparklers or other fireworks allowed)
Parade down Second and Main Streets
The Hessian Regiment von Huyn will be marching in our July 4th parade. This colorful group will give a demonstration of Hessian drill and tactics, followed by some 18th century dancing. Towns folk joining in to the music of a band of German and Celtic traditional musicians. Hessian songs and tunes are included in the festivities while everyone is treated to a old fashioned July 4th picnic lunch.
- 10 a.m. - Parade Registration, Factory Street
- 11 a.m. - Parade (For all decorated bicycles, moving vehicles,
and marchers down Factory to the Bond Street Tanyard)
Hot Dogs, Music, Remarks at the Bond Street Tanyard
- 11:45 - Songs, remarks, and refreshments (Hot Dogs, Lemonade,
- 12 p.m. - Live music
- Cake walk for kids. Bring a cake. Please
for information about your cake entry.
Greystone Pool on Clarkes Gap Road is open for non-members ($5 fee)
The Waterford Citizens' Association (WCA) was established in 1954 to support the citizens of the Waterford School District in the preservation of our historic heritage and to promote citizen involvement in the Waterford community.
Some of our functions include:
- Advocacy of community interests including traffic, planning, and zoning.
- Funding and organizing the Fourth of July celebrations including a parade, games, potluck dinner, and a other activities.
- Beautification of village, planting trees along village roads, and roadside cleanup
Some of our Successes
- Stopping through truck traffic
- Letter to HDRC on Simms House, Water use and traffic related to elementary school proposal
- Post Office stop sign letter to supervisor, Stop sign survey
- Preserving Phillips Farm from development. Letters to Warner and Wolf
- Worked with the County and Waterford Foundation to establish village house numbers.
- Court case to stating the Environmental Protection Agency is obliged to reinstitute procedures mandated by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act before a contemplated expansion of an existing sewage system can go forward.