200 nations in geographical order
Philadelphia 1720-1780
Sample chapters- The Search for Tun Tavern
Thumbnail photos 18th Century Philadelphia
Video- The Four Seasons of Valley Forge
Video- The Four Seasons of Valley Forge
Video- The Four Seasons of Valley Forge
Re-dedication Lost Historical Marker
Video- The Four Seasons of Valley Forge
18th & 19th Century Artifacts
Interactive map of 18th Century Philadelphia
Scull & Heap 1754-London Magazine, Philadelphia 18th Century.
Sample chapters of
The Search For Tun Tavern
Photo Collection of 18th Century buildings around Philadelphia
The four seasons of Valley Forge
Charles Varle Map of 1801 Philadelphia- View is in the Ramsey Collection website.
Postage Stamps by country between 1850 and 1900 (19th Century)
The 4th Georgia Battalion 1777 & The First Judge Advocate General (final edit Jan-2015)
18th Century tactical maneuvering-Sailing Ships-of-the-line.
Washington's dispatches Dec. 1 thru late January 1776-Battle of Trenton- Interactive...under construction 6/ 2018
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