Yesterday’s post described some of the early U.S. inns. Here are pictures of 3 of them, taken from the same source. Note that Clark’s Inn is located “facing the State House, on Chestnut St.” The State House is now called Independence Hall.
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Deeply Zoomable #map of the Coast of North America from western Nova Scotia to Cape Cod. Champlain's map of the northeast coast of North America, 1607, a facsimile from the Library of Congress. Includes table of longitude calculations in upper right corner.
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Portrait (1736) by Charles Bridges. Collection of Colonial Williamsburg Born c. 1676 English Tangier, Morocco Died June 7, 1740 (aged 64) Annapolis, Ann Arundel, Maryland Residence Governor's mansion, Virginia, U.S. Spouse Butler Brayne Children John M. Spotswood Anne Catherine Spotswood Dorothea Spotswood Robert Spotswood Parents Robert Spottiswoode and Catharine Maxwell
Blue Ridge Mountain
Alexander Spotswood (c. 1676 – 6 June 1740) was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the British Army and a noted Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. He is noted for exploring beyond the Blue Ridge Mountains, establishing what was perhaps the first colonial iron works, and negotiating the Treaty of Albany with the Iroquois Nations of New York. Cousin, Winchester line.
On this Day in History, April 5, 1614: Pocahontas married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia.
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04/05/1614: Pocahontas married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia. First recorded inter-racial marriage in American history.
Philadelphia Friends, Bank Meetinghouse, built 1685 on the banks of the Delaware (no longer standing).
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Community: Philadelphia Friends, Bank Meetinghouse, built 1685 on the banks of the Delaware (no longer standing).
William Penn knew what he wanted. “A country life and estate I like best for my children.” By the spring of 1683 construction was underway on Penn’s home in the country. Today, his recreated 17th century estate sits on 43 picturesque acres along the Delaware River.
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"Landing of the Swedes and Finns"