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Cape Cod's Patriot Days


When it comes to the American Revolution, Boston and Philadelphia are often the first places that come to mind.

But the well-known Colonial catch phrase “No taxation without representation” was coined by a Cape Codder.

Those words were uttered by none other than West Barnstable-born James Otis Jr., according to Cape historian Jim Coogan of Sandwich, who will be presenting a talk, “The American Revolution on Cape Cod,” for the Harwich Historical Society this Sunday.

Read the rest of the story in the Aug. 5 edition of the Cape Codder ...

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