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American Revolution: Wet Drumheads Saved Lives

SKF NOTE: An interesting news report. I learned new information and concepts on the use of drums during the American Revolution. The idea of “hearing” history, of drums as communications technology, and of wet calfskin drumheads saving lives. Drums of … Continue reading

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American Revolution: Everything Was Bad if the Drummers Were

VIDEOS: Upper Dublin teacher ‘drums up’ Revolutionary War history Published: Saturday, March 14, 2015 By Linda Finarelli Upper Dublin — In the…1770s…listening to the beat of the drum was…a way of life. That message was brought home to the eighth-graders … Continue reading

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