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Washington Slept Here...

I have lost track of exactly where this house was located but I’m pretty sure it was around Gettysburg PA. According to the mural found at the site as shown here is was the command headquarters for George Washington at some time during the Revolutionary War. 9 more words


Photo101: Solitude

Alone each of us enters death;
In solitude, while the living world hums.
Our bones in grateful company kept
Under stone and mournful blurb
Until forever comes… 71 more words


Photo101: Edge

For the Edge assignment, I thought of this headstone. The right edge is lost in the tree, and the bottom of the left edge is actually fully enveloped. 64 more words


The Lost Grave of Walter Butler

It seems like there’s been a surge recently in the discovery of lost tombs.  Richard III was found under a parking lot.  Miguel de Cervantes was found in the convent in Madrid where he was known to have been buried (that may sound a bit backwards, but trust me, it makes sense.   648 more words

"After Valley Forge, What?"

Yesterday, I attended a lecture at my university titled, “After Valley Forge, What?” by Dr. Bethany A. Morrison of Western Connecticut University. I first noticed the poster Tuesday. 906 more words

18th Century

The Most Fateful Decision of April 19, 1775

Lord Hugh Percy, the 2nd Duke of Northumberland and holding the rank of brigadier general commanded the relief brigade that was ordered out from Boston by Sir Thomas Gage after Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith had sent back a messenger asking for reinforcements. 805 more words

Emerging Civil War

Smart phone in my basket: Chronicling an 18th century life through 21st century eyes

At encampments I like to be up before the sun has fully risen. It is so refreshing to get dressed while the morning dew is still covering everything inside and outside my tent, while there is still a chill in the air. 303 more words