Trailblazer, East

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In 1774, Silas Deane backed annexing northern PA to Litchfield County, CT, as the Town of Westmoreland. CT’s projecting its “western claim” - through Hartford’s Susquehanna Co. - was proof of “the Glory of this New World.”

Note: The pretext and 1/2 of the build-up, march and launch of Sullivan/Clinton all happened in Pennsylvania.