The 13 Paintings at the Pluckemin Academy

The analysis of the Pluckemin Cantonment

The New Jersey Gazette – Trenton, March 3, 1779 A description of the thirteen paintings exhibited at the first anniversary of the Franco-American Treaty of Alliance, celebrated at Pluckemin on February 18, 1779. The anniversary of America’s alliance with France was celebrated on the 18th ultimo at Pluckemin, at a very elegant entertainment and display of fireworks given by General Knox, and the officers of artillery. It was postponed to this late day on account of His Excellency General Washington’s absence from camp. General Washington — the principal officers of…

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