Revolutionary War

Documents Of Philly-area Quaker Merchant Hanged In 1778 Up For AuctionIn November 1778, wealthy Pennsylvania businessman John Roberts III and a fellow Quaker were convicted of treason against the American cause and hanged from a gallows in Philadelphia.
New Book Tells Tale Of Benedict Arnold's Connection To PhiladelphiaA new historical novel takes on one of America's most-infamous traitors, and Philadelphia is right in the thick of it.
Ceremony Honors George Washington On His 280th BirthdayA public wreath laying ceremony was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldier in Philadelphia's Washington Square Park on Saturday commemorating George Washington's 280th birthday.
The Spies That Secured The American Revolution? Brian Kilmeade, one of the hosts of FOX and Friends on FOX News, spoke with Chris Stigall this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his new book, <em>George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution.</em>
Battlefields With A View: Top 5 N.Y. Wartime Heritage AdventuresMuch of America’s story was forged on domestic battlefields. Honor those who died for our freedom with a wartime heritage site visit.
Annual Bike Ride Raises Funds To Preserve Land In Chester CountyIt's not too late to sign up for a bike ride that raises money to preserve land in Chester County.
Getaway Guide: Valley Forge ParkGeorge Washington would be on familiar ground if he visited his still pristine winter encampment site at nearby Valley Forge. Here’s what you’ll find during a day trip or weekend fling.
Dennis Farm: A Lesson in American History and the Future of EnergyA Philadelphia family recounts their story of freedom dating back to the Revolutionary War. But their history is currently colliding with the future of energy.
Bicentennial Bell, Britain's Gift to US, Goes Into Storage The nearly 13,000-pound bell was removed from its tower at 3rd and Chestnut Streets today to make way for a new Revolutionary War museum.
‘Diggers’ Take Their Metal Detectors, TV Cameras To New JerseyOne of the last (if not the last) clash of the Revolutionary War occurred near the Jersey Shore and a 'National Geographic Channel' show goes there tomorrow night.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: The Perkiomen TrailHere's a local hiking-biking getaway that gives you an overnight option.
Why Philadelphia Is The Nation's Cradle Of LibertySteve Frank, historian at the National Constitution Center, says it was no mistake that the events of the Revolutionary War were intimately tied to Philadelphia.
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