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2021-12-20 18:00:00

The Christmas That Made America: Washington's Courageous Crossing

On Christmas night in 1776, General George Washington and his army executed a surprise attack on Hessian forces that was as an early turning point of the Revolutionary War. Known famously as “Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware,” this attack saw Washington lead 2,400 soldiers across the partially-frozen Delaware River into Trenton, New Jersey, where a large portion of British troops were stationed.

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2021-11-22 17:00:00

The Columbian Half Dollar: America’s First Commemorative Coin

Christopher Columbus is remembered for famously voyaging to the Americas aboard La Santa Maria in 1492. This event, credited for expanding Western culture to the “New World,” shaped our world to a greater degree than perhaps any other event in history.