Sail Fast In Harm’s Way

February 6, 2008

Revolutionary War Image

John Paul Jones – Father of the American Navy: “Sail fast, for I intend to go in harm’s way.”

This monument of an American freedom fighter is at West Potomac Park, Washington, DC 20037 (Google Map). It is a short walk from Signers’ Island and DAR Constitution Hall. John Paul Jones is buried in the crypt below the chapel at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. For more information about this famous sailor see John Paul Jones .

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The Crossing

June 3, 2006

Washington crossed the Delaware River on a frigid December 25th in 1776. There is a famous portrait by Leutze of the historic event.

Washington Crossing the Delaware

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