Category Archives: American Revolution

Visit to Long Island and the Land of “Turn”

I was in Long Island this last week and was able to visit a few historical sites as well as enjoy the natural surroundings of island. Long Island is steeped in history and despite its close proximity to New York City, in … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Fun and Interesting Sites to Follow

Well, this is a small break from the “Mattson Family Mini-Series” that has been on the Ascending the Stairs blog channel for the last few months. I encourage you to check out two websites that highlight the history of the … Continue reading

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Lt. Col. James McMasters and the Pennsylvania Revolutionary Militia

  The actual activity of the Pennsylvania Militia is a bit of a mystery.  There was a revolution going on and records were not entirely comprehensive. There were mixed reviews from George Washington about how helpful and reliable they were. … Continue reading

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