This Day In History

  • 1777 On this day was the Battle of Millstone, NJ. Near present-day Manville, a skirmish broke out between Brigadier General Philemon Dickinson's 450-some men against a group of 500 British soldiers foraging for food led by Lieutenant Colonel Robert Abercromby.

Quote of the Day

"Dependence begets subservience and venality, suffocates the germ of virtue, and prepares fit tools for the designs of ambition."Thomas Jefferson

This Day In History

  • 1777 On this day was the Battle of Millstone, NJ. Near present-day Manville, a skirmish broke out between Brigadier General Philemon Dickinson's 450-some men against a group of 500 British soldiers foraging for food led by Lieutenant Colonel Robert Abercromby.

Quote of the Day

-Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy? -A Republic, if you can keep it.A Mrs. Powel to Benjamin Franklin