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The Three-Cornered Hat – Francis Mores Adlington – 1789-1884


I like the old man with the three-cornered hat; It reminds me of 75 When the hearts of our fathers went pat, pit-a pat And Liberty scarce was alive.

I … Continue reading


Sarah Osborn Recollections – Part 2


This account comes from a deposition Sarah filed in 1837, at the age of eighty-one, as part of a claim under the first pension act for Revolutionary war veterans and … Continue reading


Sarah Osborn Recollections – Part 1


Women participated actively in a variety of ways during the War for Independence; some even traveled with the Patriot army. Sarah Osborn was a servant in a blacksmith’s household in … Continue reading