Tag Archives: history

If People Magazine existed in 1776: cast your ballot for the hottest Patriot!

Patriot John Hancock is the King of memorable signatures, so much so that his name has become synonymous with signing a document.  As President of the Continental Congress, he was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence on July … Continue reading

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The town at the end of the world

My windows overlooking Passamaquoddy Bay are open on this early July morning, but when I first woke up, I thought they must be closed, so silent is the morning at 7 a.m. On a Maine lake, the silence would seem normal, … Continue reading

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