The Battles and Surrender at Saratoga, New York, in 1777 marked a major turning point in the war. It’s a series of events filled with drama, jealously, and courage. And they had global repercussions.
Today, we’ve rounded up five things you should know about Saratoga…and we think you’ll discover it’s just as important as Yorktown!
The first official lighthouse America was built in 1716, and, though the original Colonial Era structure was destroyed, there’s is still a lighthouse at the location on Brewster Island, Boston Harbor.
Today’s blog post explores reasons for building that first lighthouse and some details of it’s early history! Continue reading
One our “Ideals of Independence” is that the Revolutionary War ended when Cornwallis surrendered to Washington at Yorktown. Right? Well, kind of, sort of.
Technically, the war ended two years after Yorktown when the Treaty of Paris was signed. What’s the Treaty of Paris? And why does Yorktown get all the glory? Read on… Continue reading