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Washington Crosses the Delaware on Christmas Night, 1776

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/25/2017 at 5:30pm

Before America was free of the chains of unrepresented, overtaxed tyranny, we had to best the greatest army in the world.

In a make or break moment for the Revolutionary War, General George Washington concocted a plan to cross the Delaware River and lead a surprise attack on the Hessians camped around...

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George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 3:00pm 11/23/2017 at 3:00pm

George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation written in 1789 is essential holiday reading. The colonies frequently set, “aside days of thanksgiving, prayer, and fasting in response to significant events,” according to Mount Vernon‘s historical sources.

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