Two rebels. A vigilant member of the Lexington Militia and webmaster Lars Hemingstam on Lexington Green, MA, one of the sites where the American Revolution started in 1775.

A Redcoat on guard at the North Bridge in Concord, MA, where the first shot of the revolution was fired. “The shot thas was heard around the world”.

The Kingdom of Sweden was one of the very first countries to recognize the new nation after the signing of The Declaration Of Independence on July 4, 1776.