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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2019 10:08 p.m. PST

…British Armada.

"Every year on the last Saturday of May, there is a celebration at the Wormsloe Plantation of Savannah, Georgia. In this Southern city known for its hospitality and lack of regulation for public drinking, they commemorate the successful defense of the once brand-new English colony against Spanish forces from Florida during the War of Jenkins' Ear.

Taking place during the War of the Austrian Succession, this Caribbean, North American, and Pacific conflict between Britain and Spain lasted from 1739 until 1742, when the powers of Europe divided into two alliances and brought the focus and fighting to the continent and away from the colonies…"
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