The Fight for American Independence

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Our celebration of the fourth of July is a remembrance of our Declaration of Independence from Great Britain.  But how did that come to be? The thirteen colonies in the New World and Great Britain’s relationship had been deteriorating slowly … Continued

History of Father’s Day

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The first Father’s Day was held on July 5, 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia.  This endeavor was spearheaded by Grace Golden Clayton, upon witnessing the success Anna Jarvis had with Mother’s Day earlier that year. Clayton was mourning for her … Continued

History of Flag Day

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Flag day falls on June 14th.  But what is flag day?  This day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States.  In 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution to adopt a flag representing the United States … Continued