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Biographies of the Continental Army Major Generals

A good introduction to the lives and contributions of the twenty-nine major generals of the Continental Army are several collections of biographical essays. Here are some good examples: 2,887 more words

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Historical Monuments Fixed in Luzerne County

BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — More than 200 years after a prominent U.S. general camped out in Luzerne County during the American Revolution, his memory lives on with newly redone monuments. 256 more words


Day 1097: Alexander Hamilton

I don’t think it’s ever taken me so long to read a book as it did Alexander Hamilton, despite it being a fascinating biography. Although it did not seem as if it went into too much detail, as some biographies do, it is certainly long. 243 more words


Boston: Tourists 5 Must Dos!

If you ask anyone what’s my favorite place in the US, they will tell you Boston, MA. Boston stole my heart and so far no other place in the US even compares to this city in my eyes. 547 more words



Mount Gulian Historic Site, Beacon, opened for the season on Sunday, April 23rd. Tours of the historic home, Dutch barn, and restored garden will be given every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday through October 29th from 1 p.m. 52 more words

Remembering Fort Griswold's soldiers and community through gravestones

For a fight that quite likely didn’t last more than twenty minutes, the Battle of Groton Heights left an astounding mark on my hometown. The late-Revolutionary War attack by Benedict Arnold on rebel soldiers at Fort Griswold is remembered today through annual reenactments and tours, two battleground museums, an impressive monument and an organization called the Friends of Fort Griswold, which is dedicated to the preservation and memorialization of the battlegrounds. 318 more words

Redcoat renewed?

Our redcoats are used 5 days a week all through the school year, and understandably get quite faded. They get retired before they are worn out due to the color change…they’re more like pinkish redcoats by the time we replace them. 242 more words

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