The Tavern at the Ferry

The Tavern at the Ferry

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Through Henry Baker and his family, Tunis tells the story of US growth in the colonial period and the growing dissatisfaction with British rule. He chronicles events leading up to Washington's crossing of the Delaware and the ensuing Battle of Trenton, a turning point in the War of Independence.WASHINGTON, at the top of King Street, could not see through the falling snow as far as the Assunpink bridge. ... King Street, roughly parallel to Queen on the west, also ended at the Princeton Road and so did the street on the east, nowanbsp;...

Title:The Tavern at the Ferry
Author:Edwin Tunis
Publisher:JHU Press - 2002


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