Monday, June 9, 2014

Burning The Gaspee

A possible Richmond participant who helped to destroy the Gaspee.....

The Gaspee Organization makes the case that Barzillai Richmond (and his son and son-in-law)  participated in "the 1772 burning of the hated British revenue schooner, HMS Gaspee, by Rhode Island patriots as America's 'First Blow for Freedom'TM."

When we destroyed the Gaspee: a story of Narragansett Bay in 1772:

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