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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,http://www.nepatriotsjerseys.com the label was either…

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St. Paul’s Church

Just outside of New York City proper,http://www.cheapfalconsjerseyssale.com yet well within the urban corridor, there sits a church in the suburb of Mt. Vernon, New York. …

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The Philipse Manor

When America won her independence, there were thousands of men and women who remained loyal to England during the war.  What happened to them?  In…

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Over the Falls in a Barrel

Don Lokor is asked many questions about Niagara Falls.  He is considered the resident historian of the national landmark.  The question most asked…what about those…

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A Visit to Niagra Falls

Before Yellowstone was ever made the first national park, Niagara Falls became the nation’s first state park.  The thundering waters have long captivated crowds who…

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Presumed Dead For Three Days

For three days Joe Torrillo’s family thought he’d died in the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center.  However a mix-up at the firehouse resulted…

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Surviving Two Buildings

Joe Torrillo survived not one building falling on top of him, but two.     Against all odds, he made a dash for his life in…

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Saving the Lives of Rescue Workers

Amid the tragic loss of life at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, one man saved the lives of dozens of rescue workers. …

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A Ceremony That Would Not Take Place

Joe Torrillo was ready to unveil a new action figure for a giant toy company in New York City.  However, the ceremony would not take…

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Tragedy and Triumph on 9-11

Today we begin a series of programs with New York City firefighter, Joe Torrillo, as he shares his story of tragedy and triumph on 9-11……..

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Scenic Route: Inside the World Trade Center

If you were old enough to remember September 11th, 2001, you know exactly where you were when you heard the news of the terrorist attacks…

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

We know the words of “’twas the night before Christmas;” words that helped solidify the image of Santa over 200 years ago. Here’s the the…

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The Survivor Tree

When the twin towers collapsed on September 11th, 2001, emergency responders raced to the scene to save lives.  Interestingly, there was life found at the…

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Five Places to Find Columbus in the New World Today

In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety Two, Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue. And ever since, people have been building monuments to him. In fact, one Internet…

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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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Posted in American Countryside American Revolution New York Podcast

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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A Reward for Remaining Loyal to the King

When America won her independence, there were thousands of men and women who remained loyal to England during the war.  What happened to them?  In…

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Signing the Declaration of Dependence

Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence in July of 1776, but not everyone was pleased with the patriotic document.  Today’s American Countryside is from…

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A Woman Ship’s Captain of the 1600’s

It’s rare to find a young married lady commanding a ship, crisscrossing the Atlantic multiple times each year. Now imagine the story takes place in…

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

We know the words of “’twas the night before Christmas;” words that helped solidify the image of Santa over 200 years ago. Here’s the the…

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