July 4, 1966 was the dedication of Independence Hall at Knott's Berry Farm. This was the realization of Walter Knott's dream. The following are some articles about the construction and some of the promotional materials.
First up is the back cover of the July/August 1965 issue of The Knotty Post showing Walter Knott presenting the plans for Independence Hall to the Buena Park Building Department.
Next is an item is from the January/February 1966 issue of The Knotty Post with an article about the making of the bricks.
And the next article is from the March/April 1966 The Knotty Post about putting on the finishing touches.
The next items are of the dedication program.