(DHI Media/Ed Gebert)
(DHI Media/Ed Gebert)

The Van Wert area celebrated the July Fourth holiday with festivities throughout the day. Pictured, Van Wert officials open a 29-year-old time capsule during the Independence Day celebrations in Van Wert. Other events celebrating the Fourth of July holiday included the Holiday at Home Festival and parade, music and festivities at the Van Wert Historical Museum, a concert in Fountain Park, and fireworks. More pictures can be seen by selecting Multimedia, then Photo Galleries from the header.