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Profile America: Boston Latin — America’s First Public School

Profile America: Boston Latin — America’s First Public School

Tuesday, February 13. This date marks the anniversary in 1635 of the organizing of America’s first public school — the Boston Latin School — long before there was a United States. Established in April that year, among its later students […]

America’s First Hospital

America’s First Hospital

Sunday, February 11th. Among his very many achievements, Benjamin Franklin played a leading role in the founding of America’s first hospital, decades before the Declaration of Independence. Together with Dr. Thomas Bond, he obtained a charter for a hospital to […]

by · February 11, 2018 · History, Profile America
Profile America: First Bank

Profile America: First Bank

Sunday, January 7th. During the Revolutionary War, the rebelling colonies and the Continental Congress were anything but too big to fail. To the contrary, finances were very spotty and precarious. To help put affairs in order and make credit available, […]

by · January 7, 2018 · History, Profile America
Profile America: The First Public School

Profile America: The First Public School

Monday, February 13 — This date marks the anniversary in 1635 of the organizing of America’s first public school — the Boston Latin School — long before there was a United States. Established in April that year, among its later students […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: America’s First Hospital

Profile America: America’s First Hospital

Saturday, February 11 — Among his very many achievements, Benjamin Franklin played a leading role in the founding of America’s first hospital, decades before the Declaration of Independence. Together with Dr. Thomas Bond, he obtained a charter for a hospital to […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Profile America

Profile America: First U.S. Bank

On this date in 1782, just a week after being chartered by Congress, the Bank of North America opened.

by · January 7, 2017 · Profile America
Profile America: The First Public School

Profile America: The First Public School

FIRST PUBLIC SCHOOL   Saturday, February 13 — This date marks the anniversary in 1635 of the idea of America’s first public school — the Boston Latin School — long before there was a United States. Established in April that […]

by · February 13, 2016 · History, Profile America
Profile America: America’s First Hospital

Profile America: America’s First Hospital

AMERICA’S FIRST HOSPITAL Profile America — Among his very many achievements, Benjamin Franklin played a leading role in the founding of America’s first hospital, decades before the Declaration of Independence. Together with Dr. Thomas Bond, he obtained a charter for a hospital to serve […]

by · February 11, 2016 · Profile America
Profile America: First U.S. Bank

Profile America: First U.S. Bank

FIRST U.S. BANK During the Revolutionary War, the rebelling colonies and the Continental Congress were anything but too big to fail. To the contrary, finances were very spotty and precarious. To help put affairs in order and make credit available, […]

by · January 7, 2016 · Profile America