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Please Mr. Postman

Did you know the US Postal System was born on July 26, 1775?  Ben Franklin was the first postmaster general.  He served that title under the United Colonies until he went to France in late 1776 as a diplomat.  Franklin … Continue reading

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And The Liberty Bell Rang

The Declaration of Independence was delivered to the Pennsylvania State House on July 8, 1776 and thus the Liberty Bell rang for the first time in the newly formed nation.  Today, some historians doubt  the bell actually rang that day. … Continue reading

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