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A Bell That Took Time to Become Famous

July 4th, 1776.  It’s Indpendence Day in the United States and one of the symbols of our freedom is the Liberty Bell.  But most folks…

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How a Sixteen Year Old Saved the United States

Where did the American Revolution end?  Why Wheeling, West Virginia of course–when a sixteen year old girl saved the newly founded United States… SharePrintEmail

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A String A Battles on the Western Frontier

It’s a chapter of the American Revolution that few know today–a string of battles fought on what was then the western frontier… SharePrintEmail

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Six D.C. Sites to Visit During a Government Shutdown

I was just in the nation’s capital gathering audio for our daily broadcasts.  For tourists, the government shutdown means many of the sites they planned…

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The Truth About Paul Revere’s Famous Ride

Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere. On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-Five, Hardly a man is…

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Fact vs Fiction of the Famous Ride

LISTEN, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere. On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-Five, Hardly a man is…

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A Famous Dentist

He’s probably the most famous dentist that helped win the Revolutionary War. You might not know he cleaned teeth, but you do know his name……..

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British or Revolutionary?

Methodist, Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran–there are many labels that may be placed on churches. However, during the early years of this church, the label was either…

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St. Paul’s Church

Just outside of New York City proper, yet well within the urban corridor, sits a church in the suburb of Mt. Vernon, New York. It…

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Vincennes Rendevous

In 1779, soldiers of the American Revolution set foot here to capture lands for the new United States. Over two centuries later, the revolutionaries are…

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Raising An Army at Harvard

Today Harvard is recognized as one of the top universities in the world. In 1775, it became the home of men fighting for the cause…

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What Happened to the Loyalists?

When the American revolution began, there were many living in the colonies that remained loyal to the king. In many cases, they fled the new…

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