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Fieldwork in Valley Forge

Reposting an article concerning Howard Pyle and his association with Valley Forge. by Hannah Boettcher http://www.americanrevolutioncenter.org/first-oval-office/fieldwork-valley-forge    Especially in this early summer weather, Valley Forge National Historical Park is a popular local destination for hiking, running, dog-walking and picnicking between Washington’s … Continue reading

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UGA Instructor Creates Monument to African-American Patriots

http://art.uga.edu/news/uga-instructor-creates-monument-to-african-american-patriots The city of Washington, Ga., will unveil a new monument featuring a sculpture by University of Georgia instructor Kinzey Branham that honors American patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War—including African Americans and Native Americans—on Aug Kinzey Branham created … Continue reading

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Charles Wilson Peale: Painter and….inventor?

Interesting article about Charles Wilson Peale and his development of a telescopic rifle. Charles Willson Peale’s “Riffle with a Tellescope to it” by Hugh T. Harrington on Jul 10, 2013   When one thinks of a telescopic sight on a … Continue reading

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