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Edna Barney ADMIN September 20, 2009
“Who shall write the history of the American Revolution? Who can write it? Who will ever be able to write it?” wrote John Adams to Thomas Jefferson in 1815. Jefferson replied “Nobody, except merely its external facts. …The life and soul of history must be forever unknown.“

Let us never forget to remember the incredible sacrifices of those long ago Patriots of '76 (slide show).

Group Description

The American Revolution of 1776 ~ Please post "SafeSeach" only photographs pertaining to America's revolutionary battle for liberty that transpired between the years 1775 and 1783. If not readily apparent from the image, descriptions and other pertinent identifications of your photograph will be much appreciated, especially the location, dates and the person or historic event's significance. Six Photos Per Day! VIEW as a SLIDESHOW

The Revolution Flickred 1775-1783 - View this group's most interesting photos on Flickriver

TAG those States!
The Thirteen Original Colonies ~ They were Province of New Hampshire, later *New Hampshire; Province of Massachusetts Bay, later *Massachusetts and Maine; Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, later *Rhode Island and Providence Plantations; Connecticut Colony, later *Connecticut; Province of New York, later *New York and Vermont; Province of New Jersey, later *New Jersey; Province of Pennsylvania, later *Pennsylvania; Delaware Colony later *Delaware; Province of Maryland, later *Maryland and Washington DC; Colony and Dominion of Virginia, later *Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia; Province of North Carolina, later *North Carolina and Tennessee; Province of South Carolina, later *South Carolina; and Province of Georgia, later *Georgia.

Photographs of gravestones, tombs and burial sites of America's Revolutionary patriots should be tagged as "patriotgrave" so that they will be added to this pool: Patriot Graves or Patriot Grave Search or PATRIOT GRAVES Slide Show

Peter Danfield
Revolutionary Timeline: 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783.

In further remembrance of those who sacrificed for our liberty, and to educate the general public about them and their "shot heard 'round the world", some of the images in this pool will be blogged at Blogging the Revolution. Thank you. **UPDATE 2009 - I no longer publish Flickr photographs to this blog except my own and those in public domain. The copyright rules at Flickr have changed and I am not sure what they really mean nor how they work.

Blogging the Revolution

Group Rules

I agree to post images pertaining to the American Revolution during the years 1775 to 1783. I further agree that all images that I post here are rated "SafeSearch", as one purpose of this group is to educate everyone, including youngsters, about America's Revolutionary War history.

Additional Info

  • This group will count toward the photo's limit (60 for Pro members, 30 for free members)
  • Members can post 6 things to the pool each day.
  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images, Art, Screenshots
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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