Patriots’ Day, the annual celebration of the events of April 19, 1775 has just concluded. Minute Man National Historical Park schedules numerous events over three consecutive weekends of events often called Patriots’ Month. Along with National Park Week, April kicks off the park season with this unique Massachusetts event. In Concord, the town turns out to celebrate the beginning of the running battle at Meriam’s Corners on the east side of town.
When the Civil War finally ended, Americans were searching for something to symbolize unity and freedom. The Liberty Bell became just that. The Liberty Bell traveled around America bringing hope to those who survived the war and everyone else. A couple of weeks before the
The incident in Michigan raises the question of whether America's first flag, along with the Confederate flag, is destined to become another point of controversy in the country. For the general public, that would be a change. The "Betsy Ross" flag is depicted on the Department of Veterans Affairs official shield.
In Jonas’s society they celebrate the birth of children by having a ceremony one day every year to turn a new age. “One at a time there were always fifty in each year’s group, if none had been released they had been brought to the stage by the Nurtures who had cared for them since birth” (Lowry, 11). In Jonas’s population, it doesn’t matter what day you were born, everyone celebrates their day of birth on the same day every year. On the contrary, our society celebrates the child’s birth on the day they were born and we call them birthdays.
As cannon balls flew threw the sky, I knew I had to save my country. My family heard about our glory, that we won Trenton. I have decided to re-enlist for three reasons which are family, glory and freedom. These three reasons are very important, especially for us soldiers.
John Adams had a meeting with congress to talk about the army. How may the make them so the became more powerful. Later on in the year John said the George Washington should be the leader of the army. ( History June 10,1775) John Adams show how he can step up and became leader in a time when their is no leader.
and North America in some capacity for almost 30 years. Most recently, the 2015 North American tour of Joseph, which was directed and choreographed by Hamilton’s Andy Blankenbuehler, starred “American Idol” alum Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is one of the most performed musical in history with an estimated 30 million people having attended a production somewhere around the world. Today there are nearly 600 school or amateur productions in North America, 300 in the U.K., with other productions being produced in Australia, Europe and South Africa. Renewed by another generation of children, parents and communities every single year, the popularity of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat lives on today.
The popular music festival Coachella, has booked over one hundred fifty artists for the 2018 event in April. These artists including top influencers such as; The Weeknd, Beyonce, Eminem, Migos, Post Malone and many more. (Coachella Valley Music and Art Festival line
Civil Air Patrol is celebrating it’s 75th anniversary this year Activities are planned throughout the year for the occasion to bring awareness of Civil Air Patrol and our contributions to communities across the nation. Civil air patrol was formed a week before the events of Pearl Harbor because rising tensions of the world. It was to patrol the homeland coasts for German U-boats. Its core values are integrity, volunteer service, excellence, and respect. It offers “cadet programs” to those whose involved from the ages 12 to 17.
The anthem was performed at the first World Series in 1903 in Boston; many believe it was first performed at the 1918 World Series. Although it was a popular patriotic song throughout the mid and late 19th century and into the 20th, “The Star-Spangled Banner” did not become the official national anthem until 1931. That came about following a long, intensive lobbying effort by patriotic and veterans groups led by the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. On January 31, 1931, the VFW presented the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee a petition containing some five million signatures urging adoption of “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem. The House approved a bill to do so and the Senate followed on March 3, 1931.
DOYLESTOWN — Will there be a bunch of rogues marauding through the village Friday and Saturday? Not likely, but there will be thousands who will converge in Doylestown for the 23rd annual Rogues’ Hollow Festival. The food court, vendors and crafts booths will open at 5 p.m. Friday, and the Grand Parade will step off at 7 p.m. from Memorial Park and make its way through downtown. Following the parade, Tyler Reed will perform in the bandstand.
The annual Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention was held in Boston this year during the week of September 14th. On Saturday, September 19th six Medal of Honor recipients and their families visited Concord’s North Bridge, part of Minute Man National Historical Park, which is the site where the American Revolution began on April 19, 1775. General Scott Rice, Adjutant General of Massachusetts, was also in attendance representing the office of Governor Charles Baker. These American heroes were received with due honors by park staff and more than 40 volunteers from local living history and ceremonial organizations, including the Concord Independent Battery, Captain David Brown’s Company, HMs 10th Regiment of Foot, Lexington Minute Men,
National Buddy Walk in New York City Celebrates Down Syndrome Awareness Month WHAT: The 2015 Buddy Walk in New York City is one of over 250 Buddy Walk events planned in cities across the country this fall. The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society (NDSS) to promote acceptance and inclusion of all people with Down syndrome. WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 22. Registration begins at 12 noon, and the 1 mile walk kicks off at 12:30PM.
Betsy Ross was 84 years old when she passed away in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is buried in the courtyard of the Betsy Ross House in the same city in which she passed away