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Monument to Haitian soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary War unveiled
After 230 years as forgotten contributors to American independence, Haitian soldiers who fought in the bloody siege of Savannah finally have their own monument, in Savannah, Ga.

American Revolution Center angers residents in Valley Forge
"It`s disturbing how secretive this has been," explained Craig Crawford about expanded plans for the proposed American Revolution Center, which now include a 131,000-square-foot museum with a 3-story hotel.

Valley Forge to bring Washington's headquarters back to life
George Washington`s headquarters may be the most important site at Valley Forge National Historical Park. Unfortunately the building is hidden in an uninspiring setting, but now authorities are changing the way visitors experience it.

Statue to honour man American history reviles
A man American history books revile as a colonial-era war criminal, who slaughtered civilians and prisoners, is about to be honoured with a bronze bust. Lt.-Col. John Butler, leader of Butler's Rangers during the American Revolutionary War, is among 14 people chosen from 400 years of Canadian military history who are portrayed in bronzes. While he gets a statue here, Butler gets a bad rap south of the border, where history blames him for two brutal massacres. He was a Loyalist who stuck with the British Crown when the revolution broke out. By all accounts, he was a hard man and his Indian allies were harder.