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This Day in Frankford History

This is from our contributor Joe Menkevich. August 31, 1774 Here in Frankford, the Revolution began long ago with the arrival of the Founding Fathers. The Founding Fathers stopped in Frankford before the first meeting…


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The Second of July

Joe Menkevich reminded me today of what I had read last year in the John Adams Biography.  Adams wrote to his wife Abigail on July 3rd, 1776 about the momentous event that had taken place…


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The Second of July

From yesterday’s Inquirer: In July 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, after helping to secure the votes to declare independence from Britain: “I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by…