Why Valley Forge? (1777-1778) On December 19, 1777, one day after America’s First National Thanksgiving, Washington’s army marched into Valley Forge to begin preparations for winter camp. Valley Forge, named after an iron forge on Valley Creek, was about 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, PA, the site of the British army’s winter camp. Winter conditions were already difficult. Henry Dearborn noted in his Journal, “The weather still Remains … [Read more] about Why Valley Forge? (1777-1778)
Archives for December 4, 2017
THE WATCHMAN: Is the NFL robbing our family time? Isaiah 62:6 ~ I have set watchmen upon thy walls, O Jerusalem, which shall never hold their peace day nor night: ye that make mention of the Lord, keep not silence… I made an observation of the recent … [Read more] about THE WATCHMAN: Is the NFL robbing our family time?
Brookshire's Spirit of Christmas Food Drive Topic at Canton Rotary The annual Brookshire's Spirit of Christmas food drive is in full swing! Just purchase a "grab bag" of non-perishables for $5.00, and it goes into the big wrapped box at the front of the … [Read more] about Brookshire’s Spirit of Christmas Food Drive Topic at Canton Rotary
FFA Fundraiser on Tap for Thursday At last Thursday's Canton Rotary meeting, Canton Future Farmers of America (FFA) student members: Chapter President D. J. Spencer, Jacob Birdwell, Cheyenne Collard, and Sydney Ellis addressed Rotarians and told … [Read more] about FFA Fundraiser on Tap for Thursday