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The Betsy Ross House

Of all the things on my list of sights to see in Philadelphia, the Betsy Ross House was the one most begrudgingly added. But I finally overcame my disinterest last weekend, when I walked through extreme winds to get to her house in Old City. 352 more words


Thank you for your support

I want to say Thank you for supporting the Queens project to Jana Reed. You will help me tell the stories of women like Elizabeth Phoebe Griscom Ross better known as Betsy Ross who was born the eighth of seventeen children. 19 more words

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Visit Philadelphia

Back in 2012, I had the opportunity to take an expenses paid trip to Philadelphia. In high school I was a huge history buff and one of the places I couldn’t wait to visit was Philadelphia and see all of the culture, historical places, landmarks. 63 more words

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Walking in Reverse

Walking In Reverse (2015 ©mfitch)

I’m lying on a picnic table
on the front lawn of the home of betsy ross
old city, philadelphia
the year of the snake… 163 more words

My Colonial States Trip~Part 14

A Slice of Life

Bill Lites

The “Declaration Chamber” in Independence Hall has been beautifully restored and arranged to represent the way it looked during the years between 1775 and 1783 when the Second Continental Congress used this chamber to meet, debate and eventually adopt our Declaration of Independence and U.S. 477 more words

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