It’s 1776 and revolution is in the air. Join the Bowery Boys as we tackle the British invasion and takeover of New York City.
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Worked-up New Yorkers, rushing down to Bowling Green to rip down the statue of King George
British troops march on New York, Sept. 15, 1776
A ghastly woodcut displaying the Great Fire of 1776
A depiction of the hanging of Nathan Hale:
Map of the Battle of Harlem Heights (click on map to see detail):
And finally, courtesy of the website of Columbia University:
From past blog entries:
Find out what really happened to that statue of King George.
And last fall we found some modern patriots wrecking havoc downtown.