December 5, 2021

Category: History

The Great Molasses Flood

On Wednesday, January 15, 1919, at around noontime near the waterfront in downtown Boston the ground began to shake as a loud roar rang out over the city. As the people stood mystified a giant wave of molasses tore through the city streets. The wave was estimated at almost 15

The Dunlap Broadside

Philadelphia was one of the most prominent cities in early American history. It was home to the United States’ first library, hospital, and business school. The city even served as the nation’s first capital from 1790 to 1800. And Philadelphia was the setting for the signing of the Declaration of

The Statue of Liberty

Standing tall in the New York Harbor with a torch gleaming over the city is Liberty Enlightening the World. Erected in 1886, her more established title is the Statue of Liberty. The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world and on average about 10,000