“…declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States,…”

I am a patriot. A Son of the American Revolution with familial links not only to the battlefields of that initial war with Great Britain but to a pallbearer of George Washington himself. As such, I have a deep and abiding interest in the history of the United States of America and continue to promote it even afar, as an expatriate living in southern Thailand … Continue reading “…declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States,…”

San Marino #886 (1976)

Happy 4th of July!

July the fourth is celebrated by Americans worldwide as Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the birth of the United States of America.  There have been a great many stamps issued over the years honoring this event — and others in American history, both by the U.S. and numerous other nations.  Personally, my favorite is the strip of … Continue reading Happy 4th of July!