>THOMAS PAINE IN LEWES

Posted: July 12, 2009 in Uncategorized

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We were in Lewes, Sussex on 4 July, and I had forgotten that it is one of the cradles of the American Revolution.

The Thomas Paine festival runs until 14 July when the locals will presumably also celebrate the storming of the Bastille.

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  1. >There have been efforts to have a Thomas Paine holiday declared here. For now, I should go out and take a picture of the plaque on Third Street marking the sight of the first publication of "Common Sense."============== Detectives Beyond Borders"Because Murder Is More Fun Away From Home" http://detectivesbeyondborders.blogspot.com/

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