Treasures from Pennsylvania

My package arrived safely yesterday. It took a week to get here because I chose the less expensive method. I have found that shipping accumulated research papers, literature, conference syllabi, and books that I buy along the way is better … Continue reading

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Valley Forge, In Search of American Revolution War History

Today I visited Valley Forge National Historic Park. I came to honor my cousin the Rev. Paul H. Goss and his ancestor Ebenezer Goss who served there. Ebenezer was a brother to my Solomon Goss and youngest son of Philip … Continue reading

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The David Library of the American Revolution at Washington’s Crossing!

When I was preparing for this trip I stumbled on this library. Being the curious person that I am I could not pass up visiting it. So on Friday, September 19th I prepared to find out its secrets. After a … Continue reading

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Washington Crossing Historic Park on the Delaware River!

Washington Crossing Historical Park is located below New Hope. New Hope is a quaint tourist town along the Delaware River. It is filled with shopped, restaurants, a couple of museums and more. There are several bed and breakfasts, inns and … Continue reading

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It Was Time to Say Goodbye to the Susquehanna Valley, Wilkes-Barre and Shickshinny!

It was time to leave and I started south on Hiway 239 towards Wapwallopen to find Hiway 93 and head for I80 going east to 476 and south to Quarkertown Exit 44. I waved my goodbyes and felt a slight … Continue reading

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Memories of a Battle Fought Long Ago, the Wyoming Monument 1778!

The Wyoming Monument stands tall in Wyoming, PA. My family is not listed on this monument? I still wanted to see it because it does list individuals that knew my family at one time or another and this battle did … Continue reading

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Forty Fort, In Search of the Fort Site!

Last Friday, September 12th, my first goal was the marker that was placed at the actual site of Forty Fort. It was important to me to feel the physical distance of the various locations so that I could better understand … Continue reading

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