History Stories
CATEGORY: American Revolution
Rare Wine from George Washington’s Presidency Found Behind Wall in New Jersey
July 12, 2017

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Much in Little: The Revolutionary Memories of a New York Park
May 25, 2017

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George Washington’s Tent: The First Oval Office
April 19, 2017

One of the most important relics in American history was almost lost to time. Read More

How Shays’ Rebellion Changed America
August 26, 2016

Get the story behind the uprising that propelled the Constitutional Convention to form a stronger national government. Read More

The Ex-Slaves Who Fought with the British
May 24, 2016

While the patriots battled for freedom from Great Britain, upwards of 20,000 runaway slaves declared their own personal independence and fought on the side of the British. Read More

9 Things You May Not Know About Benedict Arnold
January 13, 2016

Check out nine surprising facts about one of the most complex and controversial figures in American history. Read More

This Year in HISTORY: 2015
December 30, 2015

As we close the book on 2015, take a look back at some of the remarkable stories that made history this year. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Marquis de Lafayette
October 20, 2015

Explore 10 surprising facts about the French hero of the American Revolution. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of Bunker Hill
June 17, 2015

Explore 10 surprising facts about the American Revolution’s first major battle, the Battle of Bunker Hill. Read More

Did North Carolina Issue the First Declaration of Independence?
May 20, 2015

Two hundred forty years after a county in North Carolina supposedly announced its independence from Great Britain, take a look back at the murky history of 1775’s Mecklenburg Declaration. Read More