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Throngs visit Barton Field for Independence Day celebration


PHOTOS BY BILL BENGTSON / FORT GORDON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE PHOTOS BY BILL BENGTSON / FORT GORDON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE Barton Field is the scene for plenty of extra color and visitors Friday night, June 30, as the host site for the Fort Gordon Independence Day celebration. The traditional barrage of fireworks at the annual event peppered the night sky for more than 18 minutes.



“Fair food” and rides, including this bungee-bounce option, are part of the scene Friday evening on Barton Field, amid Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration. 
PHOTOS BY BILL BENGTSON / FORT GORDON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE “Fair food” and rides, including this bungee-bounce option, are part of the scene Friday evening on Barton Field, amid Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration. PHOTOS BY BILL BENGTSON / FORT GORDON PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE

Front-row fans take in country singer Randy Houser’s show Friday night on Barton Field, during Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration. Front-row fans take in country singer Randy Houser’s show Friday night on Barton Field, during Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration.

Sydney Barton, 2, from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, goes for a spin with her dad, Bud, Friday as the crowd gathers on Barton Field for an evening of music and fireworks. Sydney Barton, 2, from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, goes for a spin with her dad, Bud, Friday as the crowd gathers on Barton Field for an evening of music and fireworks.

Barton Field is the scene for plenty of extra color Friday night, as the host site for Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration. The traditional barrage of fireworks peppered the night sky for about 18 minutes. Barton Field is the scene for plenty of extra color Friday night, as the host site for Fort Gordon’s annual Independence Day celebration. The traditional barrage of fireworks peppered the night sky for about 18 minutes.

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