Thomas Jefferson

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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 First Fourth of July

There are written references to Thomas Jefferson being in Frankford on July 4, 1776 but attempts to verify the accuracy of those accounts have not been successful.  Joe Menkevich has done exhaustive research in exploring…


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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…