Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Jefferson’

American Revolution Landmark To Be Auctioned Off At Sheriff Sale

American Revolution Landmark To Be Auctioned Off At Sheriff Sale

April 11, 2018  |  Preservation

Old stone home in Frankford with ties to the Declaration of Independence goes up for auction at a sherif sale in May. Harry K. has the news and history behind this threatened national landmark > more

Persistent History

Persistent History

July 4, 2012  |  History

Did Thomas Jefferson read the Declaration of Independence in Frankford on July 2, 1776, and did the Founding Fathers dine there two days later? Jack McCarthy examines the evidence. > more

Jefferson’s Monticello On The Schuylkill

Jefferson’s Monticello On The Schuylkill

December 9, 2011  |  History

Eager to escape the crowded city and yet unwilling to give up political influence on the direction of the new nation—and the world—the third president settled on the east bank of the Schuylkill at Grays Ferry > more