Posted on April 21, 2009 at 8:44pm
The following entry is reposted from my SGP blog.
233 years ago, a small band of men, tired and frustrated with an oppressive monarchy, risked their lives for an idea. For the chance for liberty and freedom.
169 years ago, average, ordinary citizens risked life and limb and packed up everything they owned into rickety wagons and spent months crossing unknown wilderness and facing unknown dangers for the chance to settle and thrive in a new land.