Using language in Massachusetts' state constitution, Freeman, known as 'Mum Bett,' successfully challenged her enslavement in court
The Battle of Valcour Island, fought on Lake Champlain in 1776, was the climactic naval action of the Revolutionary War
‘A View From Abroad’ Review: Abigail and John Adams Became Americans on Their Decade-Long Grand Tour
The first couple of New England gained greater insight Into their country by contrasting it to the old world
The famed battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, had about 536,553 visitors last year, a 92 percent decrease from its peak draw in 1970
After the ‘shot heard round the world,’ as Redcoats retreated to Boston, Patriots sprang an ambush at a bend in the road known since as the Bloody Angle
An epidemic ripped through the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Caleb Haskell lived to write about it
Surprising take on the Founding Father refutes historians' view of him as an irregular commander
Four Benedict Arnolds (including Benedict Arnold) in American history
‘When You’re in the Middle of a Revolution but the Beat is Pure Fire’: The History of ‘The Spirit of ’76’ Meme
In what was once dubbed the world’s “…most inspiring patriotic painting” "The Spirit of '76” has enthralled a new generation — this time as a meme
Of the opening night cast, only James Madison maintained confidence in the success of the new nation
Dredged Up From the Past: Three Cannons — Likely from the Revolutionary War — Found in Savannah River
"It could (tell) a part of the story of Savannah that has not been looked at in a very long time"
The Americans won because the King's best strategist guessed wrong about where Washington and his allies would fight
"Vietnam veterans hold a special place in the hearts of DAR members, because we recognize they were never properly thanked when they returned home from the war."