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American Revolution: On This Day March 17, 1776 - Evacuation Day!

Headquarters, Cambridge, March 17, 1776.

Password: Parole Boston. Countersign: St. Patrick.

The password in Washington’s camp in nearby Cambridge that March 17 was Parole Boston and the countersign was St. Patrick.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evacuation_Day_(Massachusetts)

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-evacuate-...

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Learned something new ;)

Thank you!

The History

They don't teach in school anymore.

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Michael Nystrom's picture

Woot!

Evacuation day!

Nice. Thank you.

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

Watching St. Patrick's Day Breakfast

Live in Southie on NECN

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Michael Nystrom's picture

Nice

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To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.

The Evacuation of Boston, March 17, 1776

http://popartmachine.com/art/LOC+1080458/THE-EVACUATION-OF-B......

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath