Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps


10 November 1775


  • Tun Tavern: Birthplace of the Marine Corps


    Tun Tavern During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns of Philadelphia, including the founding of the Marine Corps. A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore.


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