Independence July 4th 1776

United States Independence July 4th, 1776 The United States of America was formed by the founding fathers of the original 13 colonies declaring our independence from Great Britain over 240 years ago. Following the Declaration of Independence more substantial tools for governing were created by colonial officials. They include the Articles of Confederation which was […]

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Ancestry Veterans 2019

Veterans Day Salute November 11, 2019 We are saluting and recognizing the services of all United States military forces, past and present, for their sacrifices in keeping peace around the world. In addition, we are saluting all  Pennsylvania Colonial settlers that participated in the organized militia activities that helped the United States become a Democracy […]

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Conrad Weiser The Peacemaker

You will discover how Conrad Weiser the Peacemaker worked with principles for freedom and justice established by William Penn and later by  Benjamin Franklin in the new colony of Pennsylvania. Conrad Weiser, the Peacemaker earned a host of additional titles assigned by historians. They include pioneer, farmer, linguist, Indian interpreter, Justice of Peace, trader, and […]

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