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The North Little Rock 4th of July celebration ended Thursday at about 10:30 p.m. with an explosion of fireworks along the Arkansas River.Buy Photo
The North Little Rock 4th of July celebration ended Thursday at about 10:30 p.m. with an explosion of fireworks along the Arkansas River.
Bridges between Little Rock and North Little Rock were very utilized Thursday on July 4 as both cities were celebrating the Holiday.Buy Photo
Bridges between Little Rock and North Little Rock were very utilized Thursday on July 4 as both cities were celebrating the Holiday.
The U.S.S. Razorback at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock saw a lot of activity from tourists and fireworks observers during the 4th of July celebration.Buy Photo
The U.S.S. Razorback at the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock saw a lot of activity from tourists and fireworks observers during the 4th of July celebration.
Greg Stitz of the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock mans some of the controls of the U.S.S. Razorback during Thursday’s 4th of July celebration.Buy Photo
Greg Stitz of the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum in North Little Rock mans some of the controls of the U.S.S. Razorback during Thursday’s 4th of July celebration.
Michael Thames, 4, of Sherwood, waves an American flag Thursday during the fireworks display put on over the Arkansas River.Buy Photo
Michael Thames, 4, of Sherwood, waves an American flag Thursday during the fireworks display put on over the Arkansas River.
Some holiday celebrants on the Fourth of July rode a riverboat from the shores of North Little Rock so they could enjoy Independence Day.Buy Photo
Some holiday celebrants on the Fourth of July rode a riverboat from the shores of North Little Rock so they could enjoy Independence Day.

As the fireworks show drew closer, many people who had boats settled along the Arkansas River between Little Rock and North Little Rock so they could have a front row seat of the fireworks display that kicked off at about 9:30 p.m. on July 4.

Photos by Greg Rayburn

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