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Bob Cerullo

"Beside the stream the grist-mill stands, With bending roof and leaning wall; So old, that when the winds are wild, The miller trembles lest it fall: And yet it baffles wind and rain, Our brave old Mill! and will again." ~ Richard Henry Stoddard Read more

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The great irony is the Battle of the Chesapeake was the greatest naval battle ever fought in American waters. Yet, there were no Americans aboard either side’s ships in the battle, which would be the turning point of the American Revolution. Read more

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When British and American diplomats met to draw the definitive boundary between the United States and Canada, they relied upon Mitchell's map to set the borders of a new nation, thus creating the concept of an independent United States of America. Read more

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Describing Robert Carter III as a “councillor” is a grand irony. It is like describing President Abraham Lincoln as a country lawyer, Thomas Jefferson as a writer, or George Washington as a surveyor. Read more

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“Once let the black man get upon his person the brass letter, U.S. ..., there is no power on earth that can deny that he has earned the right to citizenship.” -- Frederick Douglass Read more

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