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Flask, Powder; Revolutionary War; Hunting; Arms & armament; Military art & science;
Brown leather tear-drop shaped flask with a brass nozzle and powder measure built in. Spring-loaded lever opens the base, then the flask. Raised picture of a dog (a retriever) under a tree is on both sides...
We Have Just Begun to Fight
World War, 1939-1945--United States ; Patriotism; War posters, American ; World War II
Poster, color, 28 x 20 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
1778, 1943: Americans will always fight for liberty
World War II; War posters, American; Liberty; Patriotism; Soldiers
Poster, color, 22 x 28 in., published by the United States Government Printing Office
Lanterns; Tin; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Pioneers; Revolutionary War; Lighting; Candlesticks;
Pierced tin lantern with a white and black streaked horn window on a hinged door. Cylindrical body with a flat base and cone-shaped crown of pierced tin. Ribbed flat tin bracket and loop riveted to bracket...
State Capital, Boston
Boston, MA; Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844; Architecture
The elegant State House, seat of Massachusetts government was designed by self-taught architect, Charles Bulfinch.
Old State House, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America
The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.
Faneuil Hall, Boston
American Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743
One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting...
Old North Church, Boston
Boston, MA; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Midnight ride; One if by land; American Revolution; Tories
The Old North Church was built in 1723. It is the oldest church building in Boston.
Old South Meeting House, Boston
American Revolution; Boston Tea Party; taxes
The Old South Meeting House was built in 1729. At the time of the Revolution it was the largest public building in Boston.
Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Boston
American Revolution; Bunker Hill; 'Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes.'
An 18th century burying ground in Boston, which contains many old tombstones.
Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799
Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806
Boston; American Revolution; Presidents; Colonialists
John Adams is shown in his later years. He appears to be holding a cane in his hand.
Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists
Portrait of Samuel Adams by John Singleton Copley, c. 1772.
Boston; American Revolution; Declaration of Independence; Colonialists
John Hancock shown seated at a desk with writing materials. Portrait by John Singleton Copley, 1765.
Paul Revere House
Boston; Midnight ride; American Revolution; Colonialists; Patriot
Built about 1660, this house is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Paul Revere lived in it from 1770 to 1800.
Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888
Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard
The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.
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