Caesar Rodney’s ride

    Caesar Rodney and his overnight ride to Independence Hall in Philadelphia really helped put into motion much of our nation’s history.  He battled bad weather and poor health, among many other things to break the tie which put Delaware in the column supporting the revolution.  But the story has taken on a legendary quality with a lot of lore blending over the years with fact.

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    You can find more about Caesar Rodney through a collection of his family documents held by the University of Delaware Library’s Special Collections Department.

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