And what country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
The Untold Story
On 12 November 1895, the fragment of a shipwreck was discovered that had run aground about four miles northeast of Great Point, Nantucket. The stem of an English-built ship was visible on a shoal, with a mast with transom and rigging attached.