Category Archives: Monuments
Lexington Green 242 years later, the question still remains…. Who fired first?
Emerging Revolutionary War welcomes back guest historian Katie Turner Getty “Fire! Fire! You dare not fire!” “Cowardly rascals!” “Lobsters!” Shouts pierced the icy stillness of the night as a raucous crowd gathered in Boston’s King Street on the night of March … Continue reading
Part Two by Malanna Henderson A hero who championed American independence was Revolutionary War hero James Forten; not particularly for what he did, but for what he didn’t do. At the tender age of fourteen, Forten became a prisoner of … Continue reading
In Charleston’s Marion Square, an odd chunk of limestone, sand, and oyster shells sits inside a wrought-iron fence just beyond the normal boundaries of the weekend market. While shoppers buy their weekly produce or shop for gifts, the food court … Continue reading
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Derek Maxfield as the author of this post. A biography of Mr. Maxfield is at the end. A trek to Conesus, NY, to pay my respects to Capt. Daniel Shays – … Continue reading
Emerging Revolutionary War is honored to welcome guest historian Katie Turner Getty. A short biography is at the bottom of the post. In terms of historical significance, few American cities rival Boston, where shades and shadows of the Revolution can … Continue reading
Recently, I had the chance to head to New England to take photos for an upcoming publication in the Emerging Revolutionary War Series. While there I ventured to Salem, Massachusetts and New Castle, New Hampshire. Two great places filled with American history and … Continue reading