This is the grave of Charles Lee. Born in 1732 in Darnhall, Cheshire, England, Lee grew up in a prominent English military family. His father John was a major general.
This is the grave of Deborah Sampson Gannett. Born in 1760 in Plimpton, Massachusetts, Deborah Sampson grew up with long Puritan roots that reached back to William Bradford. But the.
Happy Blow Your Fingers Off with Fireworks Day! On this great and glorious day, let's remember that one of the key causes of the American Revolution was whites discovering their.
This is the grave of John Trumbull. Born in 1756 in Lebanon, Connecticut, Trumbull grew up in the New England elite of the Revolutionary generation. His father was Connecticut governor.
This entire thread is incredible. The picture above: It's just John Adams fighting a giant snake. A thread of images from a Japanese illustrated history of America from 1861.Here is.
This is the grave of John Hancock. Born in 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts to a prosperous and slave owning family, Hancock's father died when he was 7, but he went.
This is the grave of the Boston Massacre dead. So here's the thing about the Boston Massacre: it's one of these super-patriotic moments when our ancestors stood up to those.
This is the grave of Samuel Adams. Born in 1722 in Boston, Adams started Harvard in 1736. Disappointing his parents, he took a greater interest in politics than the ministry..