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June 10 7PM Schaumburg Library Presents Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair

Posted by on May 20, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on June 10 7PM Schaumburg Library Presents Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair

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Lars Larson Radio Interview on The Noble Train

Posted by on May 20, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on Lars Larson Radio Interview on The Noble Train

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Kirkus Review of Henry Knox’s Noble Train

Posted by on May 19, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on Kirkus Review of Henry Knox’s Noble Train

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A retelling of an iconic episode in the American Revolution. Early in the revolution, still-good-guy Benedict Arnold teamed up with Ethan Allen to take the remote British fort at Ticonderoga, where hundreds of cannons were among the booty. Not many were serviceable, and then there was the matter of getting them to George Washington’s forces outside Boston. Enter Henry Knox (1750-1806), a young bookseller who, writes popular historian Hazelgrove, “simply could not read enough about what men constructed during times of war.” Knox was gifted at logistics and was an early convert to the cause of independence, and he managed to pull together a “noble train” of oxen, horses, and sledges to haul the useable cannons over ice-covered rivers, mountain ranges, and what the author calls “unchartered wilderness.” It was a formidable undertaking, full of peril, as Hazelgrove repeats in various formulations—e.g., “hours of painstaking effort in freezing water, ice, and snow”; “so they trudged on, men fighting the cold and the terrain as they bedded down at night with tents and warmed themselves by fires, drinking whiskey and smoking pipes…”

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101.7 FM Interview on Henry Knox’s Noble Train

Posted by on May 12, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on 101.7 FM Interview on Henry Knox’s Noble Train

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PUBLICATION RELEASE DAY FOR THE NOBLE TRAIN
Listen to 101.7 FM interview of the incredible story of a twenty five year old Boston Booksellers expedition to bring 60 tons of cannons to George Washington in 1775.
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HUB History Podcast Boston Stories The Noble Train

Posted by on May 11, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on HUB History Podcast Boston Stories The Noble Train

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KINDLE RELEASE OF THE NOBLE TRAIN TODAY!

Posted by on Apr 30, 2020 in General News | Comments Off on KINDLE RELEASE OF THE NOBLE TRAIN TODAY!

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The story of a twenty five year old Boston Bookseller who hauled 60 tons of cannons to George Washington in 1775 and changed the American Revolution

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