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Paoli Battlefield Military Timeline: September 21

The Pennsylvania State Navy will be part of the Paoli Battlefield Military Timeline event on September 21st. Date: September 21 Time: 10:30 to 5:00 Place: Paoli Battlefield The battlefield is located at Monument and Wayne Avenues, Malvern, PA, 19355 ***************** From the Paoli Battlefield Facebook page: We are proud to finally announce that on September […]

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On this day ….

On this day in 1775 The Pennsylvania Commitee of Safety created the Pennsylvania State Navy for the defense of Philadelphia’s waterfront on the Delaware river.

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PA Navy Muster Rolls 1776-1779

The complete muster rolls of the Pennsylvania Navy are available online! Volume XXIII Second Series of the PA Archives  has the complete rolls. All the vessels and all the crew movements for that three year period. You can read it online and it is also available to be downloaded in various formats.

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April 19, 1775

Today was the start of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord, 238 years ago.


Paoli Timeline, September 2013

The Paoli Encampment in September 2013 will be a timeline event! The PSN will be there interpreting and demonstrating and hopefully educating folks about what the PSN actually is and is not. I encourage everyone to come out and support Paoli Battlefield and help get this first time event up and running.

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Princeton Encampment, April 6-7, 2013

Excellent turnout for the site. 5th PA, 11th PA, Trevitt’s Marines, PSN, 3rd PA, 9th PA, Lamb’s, Proctor’s, and the 1st NJ Volunteers. Thanks to the Princeton organizers for a great time and a well run event. There will be a repeat of the event in September for anyone that missed it this time.


Independence National Park & Twitter

Independence National Historic Park has the best feed on Twitter. Great historic factoids and truly terrific photos. Follow them @INDEPENDENCENHP


Charter Day at Brandywine

Yesterday (March 10th) was Charter Day. Free admission to all PHMC sites. Brandywine Battlefield saw hundreds of visitors. Ring House (Washington’s HQ) was open for tours. A blacksmith was working the forge in the barn at Gilpin House (Lafayette’s HQ). The museum was open with artifacts returned to the site by the PHMC. British reenactors. […]