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These grounds, from September 16, 1942 to March 21, 1950, were the site of the Pass Christian United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Basic School. From here and the sister school at San Mateo, California, over 6000 undergraduates of the U.S.…
Adopted by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia on July, 4, 1776 The 13 Original Colonies were Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina…
The National Anthem was written by Francis Scott Key during the bombardment of Fort McHenry Baltimore, Maryland on September 13-14, 1814
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Begun in 1732 — Completed in 1753 Here the Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776 and the Constitutional Convention held in 1787
In 1787 delegates from the 13 original states met in Philadelphia and wrote the Constitution at a convention in which George Washington was chosen the presiding officer.
The Stars and Stripes originated as a result of a resolution offered by the Marine Committee of the Second Continental Congress at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and adopted June 14, 1777.
The bell bears the inscription "Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof."
Due to the large number of 19th and early 20th century mansions once located here, Pass Christian's Scenic Drive was heralded as "The Newport of the South." Composed of architecturally significant vacation villas set among live oaks, this National…
National Register of Historic Places Built in 1849 for Harold Payne as a four room Coast cottage. Altered and expanded in 1893 and 1904. Abandoned after Hurricane Camille. Bought, restored and expanded in 1989 by Dr. and Mrs. Harry Dan…
Side 1 Built ca. 1855 by Pierre Saucier, whose son was later mayor of Pass Christian, the two-story Greek Revival House located here had a central temple-like portico and square-columned galleries spanning its facade, and an octagonal Go…