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American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)

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  • Around Town: This land is their land...

    It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. Even though we live in La CaƱada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
  • Our Laguna: D.A.R. hands out youth awards

    Our Laguna: D.A.R. hands out youth awards
    The Patriots Day Parade was a gift to the city from Laguna Beach Daughters of the American Revolution, and the chapter continues to reward the youth of our city who demonstrate their love of country and service to the community. Throughout the years,...
  • Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels

    Washington's victory at Yorktown began with a trench carved out by picks and shovels
    When the British army woke up on the morning of Oct. 7, 1781, one of the most decisive moments in the Siege of Yorktown and the winning of American independence had already come and gone. American and French troops digging under the cover of darkness...
  • The big guns at Yorktown open up in the siege that won America's independence

    The big guns at Yorktown open up in the siege that won America's independence
    The siege of Yorktown started with hordes of American and French soldiers wielding picks and shovels. But not until three days later -- on Oct. 9, 1781 – did those same soldiers begin to dismantle nearly 200 years of British rule through the first...
  • Gordon M. Holland, businessman

    Gordon M. Holland, businessman
    Gordon M. Holland, a retired businessman and philanthropist, died Thursday of heart failure at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. He was 93. Gordon Monroe Holland, whose father was president of the Holland Tack Co. and whose mother was a...
  • Allentown

    It was in 1762 that a little settlement of 12 cabins, which founder William Allen called "Northampton Towne," became officially registered as a location after a storekeeper there gave birth. And it was John Adams who passed through it as a small farming...
  • Bucks County Attractions

    Lodging, Dining and Entertainment Suggestions For a more complete list of lodging, restaurants, attractions and events go to www.visitbuckscounty.com. Where to Stay: >>Golden Plough Inn, Lahaska, PA; 215-794-4000; http://www.peddlersvillage.com/...
  • New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg

    New toy store opens in Colonial Williamsburg
    A new toy store has opened in Colonial Williamsburg. The William Pitt Store, located on the northwest corner of Duke of Gloucester and Botetourt Streets, is located in a historic building and was formerly known as the Davidson Shop. “The William...
  • Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity

    Adventures In Pennyslvania's Bucks County Highlight American Ingenuity
    BUCKS COUNTY, PA. — Oscar Hammerstein II was in a slump. After co-authoring some of Broadway's biggest musicals of the 1920s, including "Showboat'', his work flopped in the 1930s. The lyricist and his wife, Dorothy, began to search for a country...
  • Treaties — as American as Ben Franklin

     Treaties — as American as Ben Franklin
    However the Syrian crisis turns out, it holds a lesson for American leaders. They have often been ready to confront those who violate international norms, such as Syrian President Bashar Assad, but reluctant to join worldwide agreements that express those...
  • A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula

    A landmark reconstruction redefined Williamsburg and the Peninsula
    When the reconstructed Raleigh Tavern opened to the public on Friday, Sept. 16, 1932, it not only represented Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition building but also a new identity for the old colonial capital and the rest of the surrounding region....