On This Date October 21,1774- “Liberty” appears on a flag

October 21, 1774 – First display of the word “Liberty” on a flag, raised by colonists in Taunton,
Massachusetts and which was in defiance of British rule in Colonial America.

October 21, 1777 – Hessian forces under the command of Colonel Von Donop cross the
Delaware River from Philadelphia into Cooper’s Ferry (today’s Camden) en route to an attack
on Fort Mercer. They camp that night in Haddonfield

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Date

Oct 21 2024

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All Day