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This is an audio recording of a vintage book titled “The Story of Manhattan”. In this audiobook recording the chapter focuses on the events that took place relating to the Son of Liberty at Turtle Bay. 44 more words
The wind and the waves peeled back layers of Cumberland Island sand last December to reveal a piece of history: the wooden bones of a long-lost cargo ship. 1,431 more words
I was born in the autumn of 1990 and spent the bulk of my childhood in the eighteenth century. Being a Virginian, this would have happened sooner or later, but I got a head start thanks to my mother, who, in a burst of excitement and taking full advantage of the fact that I was only nine months old and couldn’t do much in the way of objecting, signed me up on the waiting list for the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drums Corps. 1,572 more words
Lexington Part II - "Our troops advanced towards them, without any intention of injuring them." Who Fired First at Lexington?
The above words were written by Lt. Col. Francis Smith in his official report to General Thomas Gage. Smith, in command of the British expedition to Concord recently returned from what would be the opening salvo of rebellion. 1,308 more words