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Revolutionary War Rarities is a series dedicated to the rarely known, rarely taught aspects, people, and events of the American Revolution. It is intended to be fast, fun history with each episode lasting 8-10 minutes long and including a lot of trivia. Revolutionary War Rarities is a product and a production of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
There are so many aspects of life during the American Revolution which are just not widely known. Average income, tax rates, standard household items, how many miles traveled, speed of travel, common foods, etc... This episode addresses many of these challenges and helps to clarify the true level of these challenges.
Medical treatments during the American Revolution were, in a word, "historic". This episode looks into some of the medical treatments during the American Revolution, the issues they were supposed to address, the medical theory of "humorism", the evolution of medical treatment as a result of the Revolution, and ultimately the impact that these treatments had on many soldiers.
There are many names in American History that stand out. But, Richard and Bridget Saunders are probably not names that you have ever heard. However, the American Revolution would likely not have turned out like it did without "their" participation. Join us as we learn more about "them". And, thank you for being a part of "Revolutionary War Rarities".
One of the greatest symbols of American Independence has become the Liberty Bell. But, most people don't know the history behind it or how it became so important. The Liberty Bell had somewhat of a tough "life". In this episode you will learn some little-known facts about this important symbol of American freedom! Thank you for being a part of Revolutionary War Rarities. Make sure and watch all of our episodes available here on YouTube as well as on various PodCast applications. Please also join our Facebook Group.
Revolutionary Soldiers physical demands were enormous. Have you ever wondered how much stuff they carried with them, or what they ate, or how far they traveled. This episode focuses on those daily items and daily challenges associated with every Revolutionary War soldier. Enjoy and please tell your friends to join us!
Did you know that there was one individual who recruited and commanded a group that saved the Revolution at least twice? The American Revolution was on the brink of total defeat more than once and because of this groups actions, we lived to fight another day! "The Big Marblehead" is about that group and specifically about their commander. The Sons of the American Revolution hope you enjoy "The Big Marblehead". And, please don't forget to join our Facebook Group and also listen on the various Podcast applications. Thank you for watching "Revolutionary War Rarities", the podcast from The Sons of the American Revolution.
Royalty "names" are not normally associated with anyone fighting on the side of the Colonials during the American Revolution. This video introduces you to someone who did not fit that mold! This is the story about an American "Prince" who fought in the Revolution and helped to start a movement which has lasted for the duration of our great nation. We hope you enjoy Season 1 Episode 6, "The Colonial Prince".
The founders truly achieved the seemingly impossible during the American Revolution. But, have you ever looked at their ages when they ultimately achieved independence? Many of the founding fathers were actually closer to founding youth. Watch and enjoy and please subscribe to "Revolutionary War Rarities".
An unlikely "influencer" on one of the biggest hero's of the American Revolution! That was Sweet Lips! Enjoy Season 1 Episode 4 and please subscribe to Revolutionary War Rarities and also join our Facebook Group
This episode focuses on a very strange monument in New York. A monument to a specific individual whose name is never mentioned, but whose achievements were both incredible and tragic.
Revolutionary War Rarities jumps into the means of communication in battle as well as the youngest known participant in the American Revolution. Thank you for taking the time to join us here on Revolutionary War Rarities. Please Subscribe to our Channel and Like the various Episodes. If you want more information on the Sons of the American Revolution, please visit www.sar.org.
Revolutionary War Rarities is the PodCast of the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution. This PodCast is dedicated to fast, fun history about little known facts of the American Revolution. All episodes will be between 8-10 minutes long. This is Episode 1 and is about an American Hero named Samuel Whittemore.