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Ben & Betsy on a Date in the Future

If Ben & Betsy travelled to the future…met online and had a date…I think they would look at the Lincoln Reflecting pool (though they are asking, Who is Lincoln?) getting cleaned out…alright and revel at the Washington Monument.


Seamstress to the Stars?

Betsy Ross – a beloved and iconic figure in American history. The story of George Washington asking her to make a flag for the fledgling nation is told, and repeated by, schoolchildren across the country. 622 more words

Revolutionary Women: Introduction

This Independence Day I went to my town’s parade, a typical part of my Independence Day celebrations. There was a fly-by featuring two old airplanes I know nothing about (I admire aviatrixes but am not one myself). 340 more words


Fourth Of July Myths

Fact or fiction, check out some of famous historical moments or… were they, in America history…

The Declaration of Independence was declared on July 4th? Wrong, July 2nd, but adopted the 4th as Independence Day. 87 more words


Happy Independence Day!

Independence Day leads me to think about Philadelphia, which reminds me of my mother. My parents were born in Reading, Pennsylvania, and moved to Philly after they were married. 595 more words

Facts About Betsy Ross America's 1st Lady of Sewing

Unfortunately, most of what you may have learned in school about Betsy Ross and the creation of the American flag is most likely myth. Here are a few facts about Betsy Ross one of American’s most honored seamstresses.   367 more words