America’s Greatest Patriots – Presidents George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and James Garfield, by Kurz and Allison, 1890.
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Cowboy on a Bucking Bronco by Frederic Remington
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“We come too late for to ride with the great,
But we’re born with a sense of our history.
Now the challenge remains to pick up the reins
And answer our personal mystery.”
— Dennis Gaines, “New Tradition”
Entrance to Arlington Cemetery., Arlington, Virginia
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