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Sunday
Sep282008

Historical Accuracy

This weekend was the reenactment of the 1774 Greenwich Tea Burning in Greenwich, Cumberland, NJ.

A good friend of mine (DDB) sent me pictures.

Sometimes it's a good idea to do a little research before painting the WRONG FLAG on all of those boxes of tea from the British East India Company as well as the WRONG COMPANY NAME.

The current flag has been in use since 1801 when England and Ireland unified.

The name of the company was British East India Company (sometimes just East India Company). It was never called East India Tea Company.


You can educate yourself about the flag and about the company here.


At least 1/4 British and proud of it,
-andrea

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