Category Archives: American Revolution

Hometown pride

I grew up in a beautiful and historic spot on the East Coast – Lancaster, Pennsylvania, county seat of Lancaster County which was founded in 1729. Lancaster is often called the oldest inland city in America… granted a moniker that … Continue reading

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Happy Patriot’s Day

Quick test: Why is today, April 19, important in American history? If you live in Massachusetts or Maine, you had better know the answer. Today is the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first official fighting in … Continue reading

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America’s crown jewel – Independence Hall

If you asked most people to name the crown jewel of American history places, they would probably, maybe, hopefully say Independence Hall in Philadelphia. After all, the nation’s most important documents, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, were debated … Continue reading

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