USS Kidd cancels Fourth of July festivities

The USS Kidd is usually the backdrop for Fourth of July festivities in Baton Rouge, but not this year.

USS Kidd Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

The museum announced Monday, June 8 that it will not be hosting or sponsoring any Independence Day festivities. Officials of the downtown Baton Rouge landmark have opted to cancel the event due to COVID-19.

Although there will be no celebration, the museum will open to the public on July 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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