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NYC marks forgotten holiday from Revolutionary War

In Get Wet, Manhattan on November 25, 2008 at 7:59 pm

Reenactors in 18th century dress prepared Tuesday to answer questions about the 225th anniversary of Evacuation Day. Read the rest of this entry »


Sons of Revolution Appeal City's Denial of Parade Permit

In Dive In, Manhattan on July 31, 2008 at 3:23 pm

The Sons of the Revolution, a New York-based group of descendants of Revolutionary War veterans, are appealing the city’s denial of a permit to hold a parade this fall marking the 225th anniversary of the departure of British troops from the city. Read the rest of this entry »