It contains more history than any other region in the nation and includes: National and World Heritage sites, over 10,000 sites on the National Register of Historic Places, 49 National Historic districts, nine Presidential homes, 13 National Park units, hundreds of African American and Native American heritage sites, 30 Historic Main Street communities, sites from the Revolutionary War, French-Indian War
, War of 1812 and the largest collection of Civil War sites in the nation.
Witness dramatic skirmishes from the French-Indian War
of the mid-18th century.
Several years before the 1770 epidemic, during the French-Indian War
, British general Lord Jeffrey Amherst wrote a letter in which he discussed giving smallpox-contaminated blankets to North American Indians, and some historians believe the British actually did so (18).
Haunted by his part in the French-Indian war
, he swears never to take up arms again.
95) combines three outstanding histories into one title: THE FRENCH-INDIAN WAR
, THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, and THE WAR OF 1812.
Ralph Morden UE was a man who saw duty in the French-Indian Wars
protecting the very people who hanged him for the minor indiscretion of helping a friend and neighbour, Robert Land UE, escape certain death at the hands of the Rebels.