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Ringing of the Liberty Bell

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

Ringing of the Liberty Bell The Liberty Bell is an iconic part of America's history. In 1751, on the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s 1701 first charter of liberties the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a bell from London to be used as part of the commemoration festivities. It arrived on September 1, 1752 [...]

Founding Fathers on Prayer

By | August 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Library, Updates|

  Recently David was interviewed about the National Day of Prayer. This interview provides useful historical information that you might be interested in sharing with your friends and neighbors. The four questions David was asked appears below, along with his answers. Why is it important that we pray for our country [...]

On This Day In History: July 29, 1775

By | July 29th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

With the recent hostility against military chaplains, it is worth recalling the distinguished history of the chaplain corps as it celebrates its 240th birthday. On July 29, 1775, the Army Chaplain Corps was organized by the Continental Congress. Numerous famous leaders have served as military chaplains, including Robert Treat Paine, a signer of [...]

On This Day in History: June 28, 1787

By | June 28th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

  In June, 1787, The Constitutional Convention was in full swing in Philadelphia. Do you know how many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention? Do you know how many delegates signed the Constitution? Who was the olderst delgate? Who was the youngest delegate? (Answers at the bottom) The Constitutional Convention was called [...]

The “Red Tails”

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Updates|Tags: |

In 1938, President Franklin Roosevelt, anticipating possible war in Europe, started a pilot training program for civilians which was also opened to black Americans, and the 1940 Selective Training and Service Act allowed blacks to be drafted. The Tuskegee Airmen were a group of black pilots trained as part of the [...]

What Hath God Wrought

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Updates|

On May 24, 1844, a seismic breakthrough occurred: the first telegraphic message was transmitted between cities. People in two separate and distant geographic locations could instantly communicate with each other! What was that first message? It was a Bible verse: Numbers 23:23 "What hath God wrought!" Such a message today likely [...]

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