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New Becoming Valley Forge Podcast

I just started a new podcast where I read the fiction chapters from my novel, Becoming Valley Forge, and then supplement each chapter with some real deal, non-fiction information about that period in our history, The Philadelphia Campaign of the Revolutionary War. I haven’t promoted it because I’m still learning how to speak in the most pleasing voice and not stumble over my words, but when this popped up today from an Apple search, I said, hey, what the heck, get it out there, your audience will understand that you are just doing you. Practice makes perfect, so keep checking back. Eventually, I’ll go through the entire book. Hope you enjoy it, and feel free to give me your feedback at svance@theelevatorgroup.com. Enjoy and learn! (You can also find it on other podcast platforms).

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/becoming-valley-forge/id1462184702

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In memory of all of our nation’s veterans, including the first ones.

Remembering the sacrifice of our veterans today, including the first ones as I did in my novel Becoming Valley Forge – Kindle edition by Sheilah Vance. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. Thanks for your service & sacrifice

Becoming Valley Forge – Kindle edition by Sheilah Vance. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Becoming Valley Forge.
— Read on www.amazon.com/gp/product/B019BLA48Q

African American soldier’s powder horn now at Museum of American Revolution

Patriots of African descent in the Revolutionary War are not remembered enough.

My friend, Denise Dennis, was always proud of her patriot ancestor, Gershom Prince, a free man who fought in the Revolutionary War and died in the Battle of Wyoming. Now, a powder horn that her descendent carved–thought to be the first of its kind–and which was found on his deceased body, and then passed down through generations, was just donated to the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.

Read this remarkable story below.

Denise also created a The Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, a living museum in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, on 153 acres of land land that her family has owned since 1793. The land is the oldest continuously owned land by African Americans in this country and is memorialized at the Smithsonian’s Museum of African American History with its own exhibit.

www2.philly.com/news/museum-american-revolution-african-american-powder-horn-dennis-farm-denise-dennis-20190208.html