To Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation

To Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency A soldier, a privateer, an army camp follower, a prisoner and a slave. Those were just a few of the roles kids and teens routinely took on during Revolutionary times. “Many children were swept up in the drama of the American...
Kids become revolutionaries in Philadelphia this summer

Kids become revolutionaries in Philadelphia this summer

By Eileen Ogintz PHILADELPHIA — Ready to do laundry—18th Century style? The kids who visit the new Revolution Place, opening June 9, in the year-old Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia can do laundry – without water – as well as lay down in a tent...