Why “Essex & Orange 1773″?
The History Behind Essex & Orange 1773 The Liberty Tree is an important symbol in our nation’s history. Although many have heard about it, not much is commonly known about it. The original Liberty Tree stood in front of a tavern at the corner of Essex and Orange in Colonial Boston. It was a huge American Elm tree that at the time of the American Revolution was several hundred years old. It was an English tradition that so-called “commons” trees were the place where the local citizenry met. Usually near or on a village’s common, these trees were gathering places for all kinds of events and activities, many of them political in nature. During the decade of unrest that led to the American Revolution, Boston’s Liberty Tree was an important symbol of the colonist’s desire to be heard by theirProject Details
Welcome Back to the new Essex..
Today we at Essex and Orange 1773 are re-launching our website and rededicating ourselves to the continued reawakening of ourselves and of America. With that reawakening comes a deep responsibility, to help our American brothers and sisters to grow and to awaken them to what’s really happening to all of us, however we may categorize ourselves. Conservatives, Liberals, Libertarians, Independents, Greens, Republicans and Democrats…we must stop dividing ourselves from one another and stop building walls between one another. We need to start viewing each other as Americans and start finding what we have in common and not what separates us. While we argue and fight over political differences, the real enemy is destroying America right under our noses. They’ve been riling us up and putting us in each other’s faces on purpose because they want to distract us while theyProject Details