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Belchertown, Massachusetts 1787

Francis Drake Needham ∙ Seneca Daniel Needham ∙ Daniel Seneca Needham
By Frances Lucille Needham Holman, January 2000

Years ago the census only listed head of household, Francis d. 439 more words

#FunTechFacts - Did You Know This About The First Alarm Clock?

The First Alarm Clock ‎was invented Levi Hutchins of New Hampshire in the USA in 1787.

What’s particularly interesting about this clock is that he designed it to only ring by 4am. 12 more words

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Cover Crush: City of Glory by Beverly Swerling

This week I came across this author and book cover on social media and ever since, I have been drawn to it. The premise & hisory itself is something I am highly interested in and one I hope to read soon. 500 more words

Historcial Fiction

September 17th, 1787

September 17th, 1787.  This was the day the Constitution of the United States of America was adopted and then ratified only a year later.

Since that time, that document and our people have been under pervasive and relentless attack from powers the world over, and those powers have won. 739 more words

Life imitates Gillray

On a recent visit to the Guards Museum (excellent, well cared for, many wonderful items) I came across a copy of James Gillray’s 1787 print… 268 more words

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Angelo on Elasticity and Recovery

You ought to practice not only to make your thrusts with great quickness and vivacity, but also to deliver them with an elastic disengagement and disposition; and the motion of the body should appear like divers springs throughout the whole frame.

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