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11 September 2009

Florida Factoid Friday

The last battle of the American Revolution took place on 10 March 1783 - nearly a year and a half after Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown - about 90 miles off the coast of Cape Canaveral.

The 1986 FL Legislature officially recognized this naval skirmish as the 'Battle Off Florida'.

Read more here - scroll about 3/4-way down the page to topic 'The Final Fight'.

3 comments:

TROLL Y2K said...

Best Triple-F ever.

Aunty Belle said...

I always learn so much over heah!!

Sophie, how's ya been? What has ya been readin' these days?

SophieMae said...

Troll, I totally agree!

Aint B, I's been busy as a stump-tailed cow in fly time. Mostly trying to figger how to make less money go further thanks to all the helpful financial genius coming out of DC these days. >:\

Bookly pursuit right now is the Portable Seminary, though I have little enough time for any substantial progress there. I have been reading blogs, intending to come back later to comment... but by then, there are new posts to read and come back to later and... 8-}