Before Washington DC Was Born

On this day 235 years ago (September 27, 1777), the Capital of the United States was moved for a day from Philadelphia to Lancaster, PA - before moving on to York, PA and a few other cities before ever getting to Washington.

Probably not reported in textbooks anymore.

 

Comment balloon 18 commentsSteve Hoffacker • September 27 2012 10:10PM
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