American Revolution

9 ways to save money on your trip to Boston

Boston is a notoriously expensive city. And while for many cities it could be recommended to visit in the off-season (ahem, winter) to save some …

Boston

08/21/1778 - Battles - Siege of Pondicherry French Colony in India Begins - American Revolutionary War Forums

<b>Battle Summary</b><p><b>Details</b><p><b>Stats</b><p><b>Colonists/Allies</b><p><b>British/Allies</b><p><b>Name:</b><p>Siege of Pondicherry Begins<p><b>Total …

Military History

Long Buried Colonial Pottery to Make Its Modern Debut

Recently discovered artifacts of colonial America’s artisanal history will be unveiled to the public on Thursday at the New York Ceramics and Glass Fair.<p>After being found buried in a privy shaft in the Old City district of Philadelphia, over 10 pieces of slipware pottery from the 18th century will …

The Arts

The Continental Congress | American Experience

John and Abigail Adams | Article<p>The Continental Congress<p>The First Continental Congress formed in response to the British Parliament's passage of the …

Revolution

Starkloff's Dragoons - American Revolutionary War Forums

During the American Revolution, Britain fielded many military units in an effort to suppress the colonies. The Starkloff's Dragoons, a Provincial …

History

Caleb Gibbs - American Revolutionary War Forums

Caleb Gibbs (1748–1818) was the first commander of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard, the unit that protected General George Washington during the …

Military History

Second North Carolina Regiment - American Revolutionary War Forums

The Second North Carolina Regiment is a North Carolina unit that is part of the The Continental Line American Revolutionary War reenactment …

Military History

History After Hours: Makers' Night | Museum of the American Revolution

Who made Washington’s tent and who documented its wartime use with watercolor? Join us for hands-on activities, happy hour specials in Cross Keys …

American History

Making Washington’s Tents | Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum will host a special workshop on Revolutionary War tents and tentmaking. Participants will have a special viewing of Washington’s original …

American History

John Penn Signature - American Revolutionary War Forums

American History

German deal (sort of) — Card fees banished — Working out who is working out

<i>Your weekend guide to what’s driving Brussels and Europe</i><p><b>By RYAN HEATH with HARRY COOPER</b><p><b>We’re delighted to announce the return of POLITICO’s Davos</b> …

Brexit

Among His Troops - Opening Weekend | Museum of the American Revolution

<i>Among His Troops</i> brings together works of art, weapons, and other artifacts from the Revolutionary War to explore the history surrounding this rare …

Museums

Did you know the western most battle of the American Revolution was fought right outside Springfield?

The Battle of Peckuwe (Piqua) was the western most battle of the American Revolution.

History

The Hessians: Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association

In recent decades, scholarship on the American Revolution has grown to include those largely excluded from the main narrative. Women, Native …

American History

Brit History: Those Who Chose Not to Look Away - The Abolition of Slavery in the British Empire

<i>Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in Issue #3 of the Anglotopia Magazine in 2016. Support great long-form writing about Britain by</i> …

Slavery

The Creator of the New No. 1 Podcast Is an Administrator at SMU

Each segment of <i>American History Tellers</i> goes through several stages. There’s research for the script, which is written by a staff of historians with …

Dallas

Outlander Fans Will Get a Full Scene from Season 4 This Weekend

<i>Outlander</i> won't officially return for Season 4 until later this year, but fans will get to see a full scene from the upcoming season if they tune …

TV

OTD: Alexander Hamilton was born

On this day in 1755, Founding Father Alexander Hamilton was born in Nevis, British West Indies.<p>US Secretary of the Treasurer, Hamilton married …

American History

American History Tellers: Helping us Understand our History.

At the theater last I overheard a mother speaking to her young daughter about theaters and presidents. The mother said, “A president, Thomas …

Conservative View

From Savior to Accused in Just One Day: Captain Joseph Moulder

General Mercer was down, bludgeoned and bayoneted. Colonel Haslet was down too, shot through the head. Captain Shippin of the Continental Marines had …

Military History

Bruce Cole, 1938-2018

Sad news today that Bruce Cole—my colleague at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and …

Conservative View

Wearing Stripes Could Get You Killed in Medieval Europe

‘History Of’ explores the peculiar backstory of the ubiquitous clothing pattern.<p>Stripes have countless associations today, from preppy (think thick rugby stripes) to chic French girls (hello, Breton shirts) to old-school jails (the poster for <i>O Brother, Where Art Thou</i>comes to mind).<p>But centuries …

Medieval

A Revolutionary War | American Experience

John and Abigail Adams | Article<p>A Revolutionary War<p>While John Adams called for a declaration of independence in the Continental Congress, a …

Military History

A Letter from the Publisher - Journal of the American Revolution

Dear JAR Community,<p>When Todd Andrlik approached me about taking the helm of the <i>Journal of the American Revolution</i> I was honored. Todd was confident …

American History

08/06/1780 - Battles - Battle of Hanging Rock in South Carolina - American Revolutionary War Forums

<b>Battle Summary</b><p><b>Details</b><p><b>Stats</b><p><b>Colonists/Allies</b><p><b>British/Allies</b><p><b>Name:</b><p>Battle of Hanging Rock<p><b>Total Forces:</b><p>800<p>1400<p><b>Date(s):</b><p>08/06/1780<p><b>Killed:</b><p>12<p>50<p><b>Location:</b><p>Heath …

Military History

A Tribute to Founding Editor Todd Andrlik - Journal of the American Revolution

<i>Journal of the American Revolution</i> founder Todd Andrlik has moved on to other pursuits. Some of JAR’s early contributors reflect on his influence:<p>The …

Revolution

Hamilton: the man behind the musical

App PlayerThursday 4th January 2018Subtitle: Ron Chernow, biographer of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, profiles the man whose life …

American History

St George's Chapel - A Royal Chapel for a Royal Wedding

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel, Windsor on May 19, 2018 has put this special church high on many a visitor's …

Royal Family

Jethro Sumner - American Revolutionary War Forums

Sumner was named the commanding officer of the 3rd North Carolina Regiment of the North Carolina Line, a formation of the Continental Army, in 1776, …

Military History

The Best of Boston 1775 in 2017

This week I looked back on the year and chose the postings that please me most, especially if they braided together sources to present new …

American History