Michael's Christening February 3rd 2008 So, after swearing that I would stop flying to the States for the weekend, my nephew’s christening seemed like a good exception to the rule so off I went. I left a wet and dreary London and arrived eight hours later in wet and dreary Philadelphia. The difference, however, is two fold. One - it stays lighter a bit later, which is a good thing this time of year. Two - I get to see my family.
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North America » United States » Delaware » Wilmington Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more