Monthly Archives: July 2011

Happy Birthday to the US Postal Service

July 26, 1775 marks the official date the United States established their own postal service separate from the crown. One of many first steps for America’s Independence. The Continental Congress appointed Benjamin Franklin as the first official Postmaster General. He … Continue reading

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Symbolic Circle

A circle has no beginning and has no end. So does a wedding ring. The history of the wedding ring dates back centuries. Most notable in Egyptian times as a symbol of loyalty and human property. In Colonial America marriage … Continue reading

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Writing About Espionage in the 18th Century

Not the easiest research subject since much of the tactics used then are still active today. Weird considering how the advancement of technology has evolved drastically over the last 235 years. Today’s date is 7-11-11. Your history tip of the … Continue reading

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