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Old Ticonderoga by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hawthorne is known mainly for “The Scarlet Letter”. But he was a very prolific writer. This piece resulted from his visit to the ruins of Fort Ticonderoga. It tells of the reality of the place mixed with his daydreams of … Continue reading

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The Gray Champion by Nathaniel Hawthorne

This story is set in the early colonial period during the rule of James II when the Colonial rulers appointed by the crown were Anglicans and those ruled were Puritans. Hawthorne’s story is based upon one of the most commonly … Continue reading

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