Happy Birthday United States Marine Corps

10th

10 November 1775

 

  • Tun Tavern: Birthplace of the Marine Corps

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    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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