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just the thing……

Lona, one of our incredible volunteers, found the following tucked into the pages of our bound copies of Harper’s Weekly from 1861: Yankee doodle is the tune Americans delight in; Good to fiddle, dance, or sing, And just the thing for fightin’. Turns out – a version of this was written for a 4th of […]