Tag: American history

Francis, Charles and Jane

In 1786, a twelve year old boy named Francis entered the Royal Navy Academy in Portsmouth, England.  He was called “Fly” by his family and his intellect and hard work soon impressed the staff of the Academy.  As many as 97% of the boys who entered the school were...

American Mustangs

Perhaps nothing symbolizes the spirit and dignity of America as much as the mustang. Their power echoes the strength of our mountains and cities. Their free-roaming spirit embodies the work ethic and adventurous nature of the American people. In 1971, Congress declared wild mustangs as “living symbols of the...