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Striking Paralells on Independence in Scotland, Texas

As Scotland votes on the question of independence from England on Sept. 18, there are some interesting parallels between the centuries-old quest for the independence of Scotland… 262 more words


Reenactment Day at Constitution Island

A few weeks ago my family and I participated at Constitution Island’s Reenactment Day event. Constitution Island is owned by the West Point Academy, and is directly across the Hudson River from the school. 69 more words


Friday night movie: The Crossing (2000)

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The drama is about George Washington crossing the Delaware River and the Battle of Trenton during the American Revolutionary War.

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September 11: Zane's gunpowder dash

ON THIS DATE in 1782, seventeen-year-old Betty Zane saved the occupants of her West Virginia fort with a daring dash for gunpowder during the Revolutionary War. 111 more words

Is That A Real Baby?

Yes, yes it is.

You’d be surprised, but we actually do get asked that question at reenactments. I guess I’ve never personally heard that one, but I know many people who have.  387 more words

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