Betsy Ross

Who is Betsy Ross?

Legend has it that George Washington personally asked Betsy Ross to sew the first American Flag in 1776. However, it is just that: a legend. There was little, if any, record keeping during that time in history, so much of the Betsy Ross tale has passed on from each generation.... Read more

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Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson

Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! April 13th Thomas Jefferson was an author, historian, and philosopher.  He wrote the Declaration of Independence, was the third president of the United States, founded the University of Virginia, and served his country for over five decades. In 1776, as a member of the Continental Congress,... Read more