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Online wsdstan

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Today should be a National Holiday
« on: April 19, 2019, 04:53:00 PM »
On this day in 1775 at Lexington Massachusetts the first shots of the American Revolution were fired.  Eight Americans died from the exchange of fire with the British troops.

In the ensuing conflict the American republic was born.
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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2019, 05:01:35 PM »
God bless the U.S.A.
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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2019, 05:19:45 PM »
Today is patriots day sadly though most americans don't even know and more sadly still
many do not even care.

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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2019, 05:59:26 PM »
I always read 'This Day In History' in the Sioux City Journal....pretty interesting that earth-shaking events go by unrecognized by the general public.  Unless you read about it in the newspaper, you would never know because they seldom mention those events in the media. :P

Thank you, Stan. :cheers:
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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2019, 08:05:00 PM »
God save the Republic!!! :thumbsup:
47 years Ago a young lady and i made our own little bit of history on Lexington green :) ;)
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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2019, 08:08:15 PM »
:banana: :banana:

Oh boy!
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Re: Today should be a National Holiday
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2019, 08:19:23 AM »
TMI! :doh:
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