Seal of the United States Marine Corps

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday, 1775

On November 10, 1775, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, passes a resolution stating that “two Battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces with the fleet. Captain Samuel Nicholas sets up the first Marine Corps recruiting headquarters at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, PA.

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Date

Nov 10 2022
LCVSC Office

Location

LCVSC Office
1230 N Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035

Across the street from Lorain County Community College.