Celebration at Signers Monument

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Members of Evans High School's JROTC present the colors during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Jordan Maddox clings to his grandfather Jack Husbands and his American flags during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Members of the Savannah River Brassworks perform during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Jesse Hammonds a deputy with the marshall's office salutes during the playing of the national anthem at a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Jordan Maddox clings to his grandfather Jack Husbands and his American flags during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Jordan Maddox clings to his grandfather Jack Husbands and his American flags during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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People gather in front of the Signers Monument during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Sheet music for a member of Savannah River Brassworks during a ceremony honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Isabelle McJunkins sings "My Country Tis of Thee" during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Senator and Augusta mayor-elect Hardie Davis speaks during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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A plaque on the side of the Signers Monument honors Lyman Hall, Button Gwinnett and Georgia Walton during a ceremony honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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People gather in front of the Signers Monument during a ceremony in front of the Signers Monument honoring all three of Georgia's Signers of the Declaration of Independence and the final resting place of two of them, including Augusta's own George Walton., Friday, July 4, 2014, in Augusta, Georgia. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)

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