Centre County Plans

Preparations for the commemoration of the Bicentennial of the American Revolution in Centre County have proceeded along lines very much like those of two centuries ago when it was remarked that the revolution in America had taken place in the hearts and minds of the people long before the war for independence officially broke out. And so, two centuries later, a dozen local groups representing...
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A Salute to the Bicentennial of the Keystone State

The current Bicentennial celebration commemorates not the birth of the United States, but the proclama¬≠tion of thirteen British-American colonies that were “free and independent states” as of July 4, 17.76. When they formed a loose compact in 1761, their articles of confederation declared that “each state retains its sover¬≠eignty, freedom and independence.” The...
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