Do You Know About Richard Stockton?

Do you know that Richard Stockton was a New Jersey Signer of the Declaration who was captured in November of 1776?   During the invasion of New Jersey, Stockton returned home, to move his family, and he was captured on November 30, 1776, when a local loyalist informed of the British of his location.  He…

Memorial Day Message

  Thank you to all who have served from 1775 until today and gave their lives protecting our freedoms. Memorial Day began after the Civil War to honor those who died in that horrible conflict. In the beginning, it was known as Remembrance Day and no one is sure which state it first occurred but…

Did You Know About William Paca?

Did you know that William Paca, Maryland Declaration of Indpendepence signer, was a representative in the Lower House of the Maryland Assembly in 1771 and was good friends with Samuel Chase the first Supreme Court Justice to be impeached?  While his popularity was growing, Paca tended to work behind the scene, rather than out in…

Time to Come Together

217 years ago this country went through a very contentious election.  When the dust had settled, Thomas Jefferson had beaten John Adams and the country was in the midst of transferring power from one political party to another.  It was called the second revolution as there had never before in human history been a peaceful…

Veteran’s Day Message

Veteran’s Day is set on November 11th because hostilities during World War I ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In November of 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11th as Armistice Day with its original intention to be a day observed with parades, public meetings and a…