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“Rev War Revelry” The Importance of Germantown

On October 4, 1777, General George Washington’s Continental Army struck the British outpost at Germantown, Pennsylvania. Less than a month after the Battle of Brandywine and approximately a week after the loss of their capital, Philadelphia. Initially successful, Washington’s forces … Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: The Story of Anna Maria Lane

Emerging Revolutionary War welcomes guest historian Paige Backus.  Women’s History Month is dedicated to celebrating extraordinary women and encouraging the women of today to be the same.  Throughout American history, there are multitudes of women who certainly were put into … Continue reading

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